Schedules for:
Logic and Accuracy Test, Election Results, Random Audit, and Canvassing Board Meetings

April 26, 2022 Special Election

What is a Logic and Accuracy Test?

Logic and Accuracy Testing (WAC 434-335-280)

  • This test is done publicly to demonstrate the accuracy of tabulation equipment.
  • Marked ballot test deck, with pre-determined results verifies accuracy of the scanning, tabulation, and reporting systems.
  • All scanners are tested. 
  • All precincts are tested.
    • 1st response for all precincts marked once
    • 2nd response must have total of 2 votes per race/measure
    • Continue – 3 votes for third response, 4 votes for fourth response continuing the pattern for all of the response positions including the response position for write-ins when a write-in response position is present

  • Each test deck will include a
    • Overvote for each race or measure
    • Blank ballot
    • Ballot marked with ExpressVote and on-demand printer (if being used)
  • The Logic and Accuracy Test is held at:
Ballot Processing Center
2905 29th Avenue SW, Suite F 
Tumwater, WA 98512 

​Logic and Accuracy Test

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

10 a.m.

Results Posting Schedule
Results are unofficial until certification. Schedule is subject to change depending on the volume of ballots.

Tuesday, April 26

8:30 p.m.

April 27 - 29

4:00 p.m.​

May 2 - 5

4:00 p.m.​

What is a Post-Election Random Audit?
​Post Election Random Audit
  • A post election random audit is conducted to ensure that the tabulation system is counting ballots accurately.
  • Three precincts are chosen at random.
  • One race or measure is selected for the audit.
  • The ballots are run through the scanners and a report is printed from the tabulation system with the results.
  • The results are placed into an envelope and sealed.
  • The ballots are then hand counted for the specified race/measure to ensure they match the machine count.
Why do we do this?
  • A post election random audit ensures the accuracy of the tabulation system.

The post election random audit is held at:

Ballot Processing Center
2905 29th Avenue SW, Suite F 
Tumwater, WA 98512 

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​Post Election Random Audit

​Thursday, April 28, 2022 

​9:00 a.m.

What is a Canvassing Board?

​The three-member Canvassing Board (RCW 29A.60.140) is comprised of the county auditor, the county prosecuting attorney, and the chair of the Board of County Commissioners or their designees.

Responsibilities of the Canvassing Board include:

  • Certifying elections
  • Determining the validity of provisional ballots
  • Determining voter intent
  • Ruling on voter registration challenges
Canvassing Board Meetings

Meeting schedule is subject to change. Meetings may be convened remotely if warranted, contact our office for more information. 





Thursday, May 5, 2022

Ballot Processing Center
2905 29th Ave SW, Ste F
Tumwater, WA 98512

4:00 p.m.

Canvass ballots for the April 26, 2022 Special Election and adopt updates to the Canvassing Board Manual.

Friday, May 6, 2022

Ballot Processing Center 
2905 29th Ave SW, Ste F 
Tumwater, WA 98512

​1:30 p.m.

Certify the April 26, 2022 Special Election.