The Department of Elections Releases Preliminary Results Report #8 and Update on the Number of Ballots Left to Count for the March 5, 2024, Consolidated Presidential Primary Election

March 11, 2024

Department of Elections

City and County of San Francisco 

John Arntz, Director

For Immediate Release

SAN FRANCISCO, Monday, March 11, 2024 – Today, the Department of Elections issued the eighth preliminary election results reports of votes cast in the March 5, 2024, Consolidated Presidential Primary Election.

Today’s preliminary results report includes 6,332 vote-by-mail ballots counted since the previous results report issued yesterday.  Today’s preliminary results report includes votes from approximately 12,664 ballot cards since the ballot is comprised of two cards.   

The Department must still process and count approximately 9,100 ballots. This estimate includes: 

Vote-by-mail ballots (received by mail, at drop boxes, and at polling places): 2,600

Provisional ballots (cast at polling places and the City Hall Voting Center): 6,500

Department personnel will process ballots until 5 p.m. today. 

Ballot processing will occur from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. during weekdays and is open to public observation in-person and via livestream at

When the Department issues preliminary results reports, Director John Arntz will be available to respond to questions from members of the public and the media outside of Room 48 in City Hall. 


Department of Elections

City and County of San Francisco

1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, 

City Hall, Room 48

San Francisco, CA 94102

(415) 554-4375