Aug 25 2006
Washington Secretary of State Sam Reed is figuring that when votes are cast for the September 19 primary, about 80-85% of them will be cast by mail. Only five counties – King, Kittitas, Klickitat, Island, Pierce – still allow the option of voting at a precinct polling location, and even there, he estimated fewer than a third of voters will choose that option.
For meaningful purposes, that will mean the mail voting option will get a good, solid test in Washington this year. It has worked well in Oregon; now we’ll see how well it exports.Share on Facebook