"Overall there's a declining interest in this election but that's typical of the June primary gubernatorial elections," Victor Salazar said.
More than 162,000 Fresno County voters requested absentee ballots this year. As of a week ago just over 55,000 had been mailed back, or 33 percent.
A good percentage of voters like Rudy Guadiana end up hand delivering their absentee ballots.
The Van Gerpen family cast their ballots at Fresno's elections office like they always do every election.