San Francisco voter turnout higher in June than in 2009 

Around one-fourth of eligible San Francisco voters cast ballots in June, which represented an increase in voter turnout compared with the May 2009 election.

New figures from the Office of the California Secretary of State show that 155,533 San Franciscans voted in June.

That represented 25.2 percent of eligible voters in The City and 34.7 percent of registered San Francisco voters, the figures show. Roughly 815,000 people live in San Francisco.

Number of San Franciscans voting in recent statewide elections:

  • June 2010: 155,533
  • May 2009: 130,644
  • November 2008: 178,585
  • June 2008: 173,035
  • February 2008: 110,217
  • November 2006: 253,719
  • June 2006: 156,272

San Francisco voter registration numbers in June:

  • Democrat: 253,587
  • Republican: 41,617
  • Green: 8,547
  • American Independent: 7,589
  • Libertarian: 2,304
  • Peace and Freedom: 1,488
  • Other: 878
  • Decline to state: 131,975
  • Registered: 447,985
  • Eligible: 617,885

Source: California Secretary of State

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