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Mary Hall
AUDITOR

News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, December 16, 2022
Contact:
Mary Hall, Thurston County Auditor 
360.786.5408 
711 Washington Relay 



Thurston County Canvassing Board Certifies Congressional District 3 Machine Recount Results

 
OLYMPIA – The Thurston County Canvassing Board certified the Thurston County portion of a requested machine recount in the Congressional District 3 (CD3) race. One additional vote was counted for candidate Joe Kent. 
 
Election Results are available at ThurstonWaVotes.gov 
 
Scanned ballot images were recounted by the tabulation system software in a machine recount. Ballots without votes in the CD3 race were examined to inspect for potential marks and verify no votes were cast. The County Canvassing Board determined one ballot was a vote for candidate Joe Kent. This process is codified in WAC 434-264-055 (https://app.leg.wa.gov/wac/default.aspx?cite=434-264-055). 
 
Seven observers attended to watch the recount in person.  
 
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