News Releases, Media Advisories, and Legal Notices
Mary Hall

News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, October 17, 2018

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Tillie Naputi-Pullar,, 360.786.5408, 711 Washington Relay

Ballots Mailed and Drop Boxes to Be Opened for the November 6 General Election

OLYMPIA, WA – On Wednesday, October 17, the Thurston County Auditor’s Office mailed ballots to registered voters in Thurston County for the November 6 General Election.

 If a voter loses or damages their ballot, the Auditor’s Office can issue a replacement ballot. A voter who has not received a ballot by Thursday, October 25 should contact the Auditor’s Office at 360.786.5408,, or visit the Auditor’s Office for a replacement ballot.

The Auditor’s Office mailed voters’ pamphlets with information on local races last week. Voters can also find the voters’ pamphlets online at

 Throughout Thurston County, the Auditor’s Office operates 28 safe and secure ballot drop boxes, including a brand new box at the Nisqually Reservation. A list of locations and addresses is included in ballot materials and available online. Ballot drop boxes are open 24 hours a day and will close promptly at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 6 (Election Day).

Mailed ballots must be postmarked by November 6. Voters who are mailing their ballots are advised to check their mailbox for its last pickup time to ensure an Election Day postmark. Ballots do not require postage. For more information, visit or call 360.786.5408.

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