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Wednesday, February 26, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Washington election turnout may top 70 percent

Associated Press

OLYMPIA — Washington elections officials say a late surge in ballots will likely push the turnout for Tuesday’s election to 70 percent or higher.

Secretary of State Sam Reed had predicted 66 percent of Washington’s voters would mail in, drop off and cast ballots.

The record for a midterm election is 72 percent set in 1970.

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