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

February 11, 2020 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 23, 2020

11:00 a.m.​

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

Tuesday, February 11

8:30 p.m.

February 12 - 14

5:00 p.m.​

​February 18 - 21

5:00 p.m.​

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.





Wednesday, February 19

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

1:00 p.m.​

Canvass ballots for the February 11, 2020 Special Election

Friday, February 21

​Thurston County Auditor's Office
2000 Lakeridge Dr SW
Room 118
Olympia, WA 98502

11:00 a.m.

​Certify the February 11, 2020 Special Election​