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

News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Contact:
Mary Hall, Thurston County Auditor  
elections@co.thurston.wa.us  
360.786.5408 
711 Washington Relay  



Auditor's Office Will Conduct Random Audit of the February 8 Special Election
 
OLYMPIA – The Thurston County Auditor's Office will conduct a random audit of the February 8 Special Election. This test demonstrates the accuracy of the tabulation equipment.  
 
"Transparency in elections is critical to our democracy," said Mary Hall, Thurston County Auditor. "The random audit is a required post-election process and how we ensure our elections are free, fair, safe, and secure."  
 
Observers appointed by the county Democratic and Republican parties will be on hand during the audit. Observers will be able to ask questions and learn more about the election process. Call 360.786.5408 or email elections@co.thurston.wa.us if you would like to become an observer. A livestream of the Ballot Processing Center is also available here:
 https://www.thurstoncountywa.gov/auditor/Pages/elections-live-feed.aspx 

Random Audit 

9 a.m., Thursday, February 10, 2022  
Ballot Processing Center 
2905 29th Avenue SW, Suite E  
Tumwater, WA 98512 
 
For the health and safety of election workers, all visitors must wear masks at the Ballot Processing Center. 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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