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By David Ammons
Office of the Secretary of State 

Four million ballots are on the way this week


Washington’s presidential election year Primary gets under way in just a few days, with counties sending ballots to over 4 million voters beginning this week.

The ballot is loaded with dozens of wide-open races as voters narrow the field for each office to two top vote-getters who will advance to the fall General Election. In all, 671 candidates are running for federal, statewide, legislative, county, judicial and local offices, and hundreds more are running for Democratic and Republican precinct committee officer.

Voters will have until Aug. 2 to fill out their ballots and return them via drop boxes, by postal service, or in person to the county elections office. In-person voter regist...

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