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State general election voting starts with overseas ballots

 


The voting period for this fall’s highly anticipated statewide General Election is about to begin, with Washington’s military and overseas voters being the first ones to receive and fill out ballots.

Counties will send out roughly 50,000 General Election ballots to military and overseas voters by the Sept. 22 deadline. Many of these voters are expected to use the option of e-mailing or faxing back their completed ballot to their home county elections office.

For the 2012 Primary Election, 50,456 ballots were issued to the state’s military and overseas voters.

“On behalf of all 39 counties and my Elections Division staff, I’m proud and honored that Washington’s military and o...



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