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State sets new voter registration record

 


Washington has set a new one-day record for voter registrations.

MyVote.wa.gov, our main voter information and registration tool, was jammed with online business on Sunday, spiking after the presidential debate last evening. The new record is 23,167, far exceeding the previous one-day record of 13,109 that we set recently with a big assist from Facebook and Google.

The state celebrated its four millionth voter in April and of Monday morning, the number is 4,194,673.

Midnight tonight, the 10th, is the online registration deadline. Mail-in ballots are also due today, but counties will honor an Oct. 11 postmark, since today is a federal holiday and no postmark is available for either today...



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