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California election returns web site seeing 10 times the traffic

By Lisa Vorderbrueggen
Tuesday, November 4th, 2008 at 11:30 pm in 2008 November election, 2008 presidential election.

Like most of you, I’ve been unable to bring up the California Secretary of State’s election results web page most of the evening

But it is back up as of a few minutes ago.

I’m told the site is experiencing 10 times the normal levels of traffic. A spokeswoman says they are disabling the map function, which should speed it up.

This is what happens when you have an election and everyone shows up.

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  • Melody

    Why are the CC results so slow?

  • Lisa Vorderbrueggen


    We’re now being told it will be 3 a.m. or later before today’s count is finished. We should see another update in about a half-hour.

  • Walter, GOP Livermore City-Chair
  • BJD

    Thanks for the update Lisa.