Poll workers collected ballots at San Diego County Registrar of Voters. Photo by Chris Stone

 Of the more than 1.96 million mail-in ballots issued in San Diego County for the California gubernatorial recall election, 837,643 — 42.73% of registered voters — have been returned as of Monday.

The expected turnout in California for Tuesday’s election was 70%, which would surpass turnout for the 2003 gubernatorial recall election of 66.66%, said Gig Conaughton of the County Communications Office.

There were 1,970,709 registered voters in the county as of Aug. 31, he said, with 805,082 Democratic voters, 535,288 Republicans, 517,424 nonpartisan and 112,914 listed as other party voters.

There are 131 ballot drop-off locations open around the county.

For information about where to find a drop-off location, visit www.sdvote.com.

–City News Sevice

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