OLYMPIA – State officials expect more than 80 percent of Washington voters to return their ballots for Tuesday’s election.
As of Monday evening, the secretary of state’s office reported that more than 2 million ballots had already been received. The number of registered voters is more than 4.2 million.
Record turnout for the state was during the 2008 election, when 84.6 percent of voters participated. In 2012, turnout was 81.3 percent.
Local journalism is essential.
Give directly to The Spokesman-Review's Northwest Passages community forums series -- which helps to offset the costs of several reporter and editor positions at the newspaper -- by using the easy options below. Gifts processed in this system are not tax deductible, but are predominately used to help meet the local financial requirements needed to receive national matching-grant funds.
Subscribe to the Coronavirus newsletter
Get the day’s latest Coronavirus news delivered to your inbox by subscribing to our newsletter.