Pima County counts more than 10,700 ballots Friday; count resumes Sundayby Pima County News on Nov. 16, 2012, under Elections, Pima County, Southern Arizona, Tucson, Uncategorized
While a final tally is still days away, Pima County is finished counting all of the early ballots verified by the Pima County Recorder’s Office and is making progress on counting the provisional ballots remaining from Election 2012.
All of the 261,453 early ballots verified by the Pima County Recorder’s Office have been counted.
And by late this evening, the Recorder’s Office anticipates turning over all of the remaining valid provisional ballots.
Approximately 27,000 provisional ballots were issued at the polling places on Election Day, although some will be disqualified for varied reasons, including if voters were not registered to vote or already cast an early ballot before showing up at the polling place.
Of the provisional ballots, 11,484 have been counted.
Pima County Elections Director Brad Nelson said the office will spend Saturday processing the remaining ballots and expects the count to continue Sunday.
As Election 2012 is finalized, daily updates will be posted by 6 p.m. on PimaCounty’s home page, www.pima.gov, with the total number of ballots counted that day.
By statute,PimaCountymust certify its election results by Nov. 26.
The County will send out a media advisory Saturday with the anticipated count time on Sunday.
For the latest results, please visit http://www.pima.gov/elections/results.htm.
The Pima County Elections Department publishes a schedule of elections events at http://www.pima.gov/elections/PDF/event%20schedule.pdf.
If you’d like to watch a live feed of the ballot counting, please visit http://streamer.pima.gov/asxgen/wmtencoder/elections.wmv.