Logic and Accuracy Test, Election Results, and Canvassing Board Meeting Schedules

February 12, 2019 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
  • Each test deck will include a
    • Write-in vote
    • Overvote
    • Blank ballot
    • Ballot marked with AutoMARK and on demand (if being used)

​Logic and Accuracy Test

​Thursday, January 17, 2019

11:00 am​

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

Tuesday, February 12

8:15 pm

February 13 - 15

5:00 pm​

February 19 - 22

5:00 pm

What is a Canvassing Board?

​The three-member Canvassing Board (RWC 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.





Thursday, February 21

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

11:00 pm​

Canvass ballots for the February 12, 2019 Special Election​

Friday, February 22

Thurston County Auditor's Office
2000 Lakeridge Dr SW
Bldg 1, Rm 118
Olympia, WA 98502

​1:00 pm

​Certify the February 12, 2019 Special Election