When you start the Election
Results Viewer, a separate window opens and the Viewer
is downloaded to your computer. Once the Viewer is downloaded and
running, select the contests and/or propositions you want to view.
Contests can be selected one at a time or in groups. For example, you might
select the contests for Governor, U.S. Congress, and Propositions 41, 44, and 45.
Also, select one or more parties.
After selecting the contests and parties of
interest, click on the Viewer's "Play" button.
The contest-selection controls are replaced with a scrolling display
of the contests you selected. The list of selected contests scrolls
After the polls close at 8 p.m. on March 5th, your Election Results Viewer
will be updated approximately every ten minutes as fresh data
becomes available. The update takes place automatically with no
action required on your part as new results are compiled from
the Secretary's of State systems. The
Viewer's "Results as of:" display indicates the time the votes were
calculated on the Secretary's systems.
If at any time you would like to
stop the scrolling display,
click on the "Pause" button below
the display. Then, if desired, use the 'jog'
arrows next to the "Play" button to either single step the display among
contests, or jump to the beginning or end of your contest
list. While paused, the display is still updated as new
results are received. Click on "Play" to restart the
To modify your contest
selections, if desired, click on "Create
New List". The scrolling display stops and is
replaced by the contest-selection controls. Make your changes; then click
on "Play" when you're ready to resume
the scrolling display with the newly selected contests.
To exit the Viewer, click on the X in the upper
right corner of the Viewer window's