Submitted by Thurston County – More than 113,000 ballots have been mailed to registered voters in Thurston County for the August 4, 2015 Primary Election. Replacement ballots are also available at the Thurston County Auditor’s Office, located at 2000 Lakeridge Dr SW, Building 1, Room 118 in Olympia. There are 25 candidates in eight races for: the Port of Olympia; cities of Olympia, Tenino and Yelm; and the Centralia School District. Additionally, maintenance and operations levies in the Black Lake and McLane Fire Protection Districts are also on the Primary Election ballot.
Any registered voter who has not received a ballot by Thursday, July 23 should contact the Thurston County Auditor’s Office at (360) 786-5408 or email@example.com, or visit the Auditor’s Office for a replacement ballot.
Ballots for military and overseas voters registered in Thurston County were mailed on Friday, June 19.
The Auditor’s Office has opened 25 secure ballot drop boxes throughout Thurston County. A list of locations and addresses is included in mailed ballot materials and available online at ThurstonVotes.org. These boxes are open 24 hours a day and will close promptly at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 4 (Election Day). Mailed ballots must be postmarked by August 4; voters are advised to check mailboxes for pick-up times, as the pick-up time may be much earlier than
8:00 p.m. on Election Day. For more information, visit ThurstonVotes.org or call (360) 786-5408.