Ballots to Spokane County voters go into the mail starting today.
It’s a two-day process to mail out some 255,000 ballots in Spokane County, so ballots to the 3rd Legislative District (central Spokane) and 4th Legislative District (Spokane Valley) are being mailed today, and those to the 6th (curving from northwest Spokane around to the South Hill), the 7th (Deer Park and the northern tip part of the county) and the 9th (the West Plains and the southern third of the county) go out Thursday.
If you don’t get your ballot by Oct. 21, you can figure that something may be amiss, and you should call the elections office at 477-2320.
Ballots have to be marked, signed and sent by Nov. 2. That means a postmarked by that day, or — for those wishing to save a stamp — dropped in a pickup box. Drop boxes can be found at most county libraries. A list of locations and addresses can be found inside the blog.