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Election results certified in Santa Barbara County

Posted: 7:07 PM, Dec 06, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-07 00:14:05-05

Santa Barbara County says election results are officially certified.

The Santa Barbara County Clerk-Recorder announced the final results on Thursday.

A total of 157,697 ballots were counted. That’s an additional 11,637 ballots since the last update.

Election officials say 72 percent of registered voters cast a ballot in the election.

The county says it set records for turnout and the total number of ballots counted for a midterm election.

9,218 provisional ballots were counted, and 1,228 conditional voter registration ballots were counted in the election as well.