News Releases, Media Advisories, and Legal Notices
Mary Hall

News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, November 1, 2018

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

Election Day Reminder
30.57% of Thurston County ballots have been returned in the General Election

OLYMPIA, WA – Voters have five days remaining to return their ballots for the November 6 General Election. Voters can return ballots one of two ways:

  • By ballot drop box: Ballots must be deposited by 8 p.m. on Election Night (November 6). A list of ballot drop box locations can be found in the voters' pamphlet and online at
  • By mail: Ballots must have a postmark on or before November 6. Check your mailbox's pickup time to ensure an Election Day postmark. No postage is required.

The Thurston County Auditor's Office is a designated voting center and is open Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and on Election Day (November 6) from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Voters may get a ballot, read the voters' pamphlet, ask questions about this election, use the AutoMARK assisted voting device, and take a selfie with Billy the Ballot Box. The Auditor's Office is located in the Thurston County Courthouse, 2000 Lakeridge Drive SW, Building 1, Room 118, in Olympia.

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