News Releases, Media Advisories, and Legal Notices
Mary Hall
AUDITOR

News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, January 13, 2022
Contact:

​Mary Hall, Thurston County Auditor  
elections@co.thurston.wa.us  
360.786.5408 
711 Washington Relay 


Thurston County Elections Offering Observer Training ahead of February Special Election  


OLYMPIA – Thurston County Auditor's Elections Division is offering observer training for the February 8, 2022 Special Election. The training will be held over Zoom on January 20, 2022 at 5:30 p.m.  
 
Ballot processing is monitored on site by trained observers appointed by the Republican and Democratic parties and independent observers. We are committed to ensuring ballot processing is open and transparent. Observers can ask questions of full-time elections staff as long as it doesn't inhibit ballot processing. 
 
To register, use this link: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUpcuGgqzstE9KlQX8CXS7UcXl9VUmfxmH9 
 
Interested parties can also contact Thurston County Elections at elections@co.thurston.wa.us or 360.786.5408. 
 
Observer training covers election procedure and observer policy. Training is mandatory for observers appointed by their political party. However, the training is also open to the public.  
  
Citizens with disabilities requiring special accommodation should contact Tillie Naputi-Pullar, 360.786.5408 or Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing: 711 Washington Relay.  
 

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