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Mary Hall, Thurston County Auditor 
711 Washington Relay

OLYMPIA –Thurston County Auditor’s Elections Division is offering observer training for the August 6, 2024Primary Election. The training will be held over Zoom on July 18, 2024 at 5:30 p.m.  

Ballot processing is monitored on site by trained observers appointed by the Republican and Democratic parties and independent observers. We are committed to ensuringballot processing is open and transparent. Observers can ask questions of full-time elections staff as long as it doesn’t inhibit ballot processing. 

To register, use this link: 

Interested parties can also contact Thurston County Elections at or 360.786.5408. 

Observer training cover selection procedure and observer policy. Training is mandatory for observers appointed by their political party. However, the training is also open to the public.  

Citizens with disabilities requiring special accommodation should contact Tillie Naputi-Pullar, 360.786.5408 or Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing: 711 Washington Relay.  



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