Ballot Returns Around 32% in Our Area

WA Senate Votes to Move Up Presidential Primary

As of yesterday, the Office of the Washington Secretary of State says more than 1.1 million ballots have been received in Washington’s 39 counties. That’s 28.5% of 3.9 million issued. Returns in our area of the state are a little higher than the state average:

Benton Co. Issued 101,025 Returned 30,579 30.2%

Franklin Co. Issued 30,123 Returned 9,223 30.6%

Kittitas Co. Issued 21,761 Returned 7,952 36.6%

Walla Walla Co. Issued 31,542 Returned 11,938 37.8%

Yakima Co. Issued 106,636 Returned 29,942 28.1%