San Luis Obispo county clerk-recorder Tommy Gong releases numbers of the 2020 election.
It was a record-breaker.
88% of registered voters casting ballots. The previous record was 83% set in 2008.
Gong says San Luis county was among the top five counties for voter turnout in the entire state.
94% of voters cast their ballots by mail. 6% cast them in person.
There are no statistics on how many civil war veterans voted in San Luis Obispo county. Some counties in the U.S. saw record numbers of civil war veterans voting, mostly by mail.