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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, July 17, 2015
Contact:
Mary Hall, Auditor, TCAuditor@co.thurston.wa.us
Valerie Walston, Voter Outreach Coordinator, WalstoV@co.thurston.wa.us

AutoMARK Machine Comes to Olympia, Yelm Ahead of Aug. 4 Election
Voters needing assistance can bring their ballot to AutoMARK Roadshow locations

OLYMPIA, WA – For voters needing assistance in casting their ballots during the August 4 primary election, an AutoMARK™ voting device is available at the Thurston County Auditor's Office during business hours—Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and on August 4 from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m.

Elections officials also invite any voter to use the AutoMARK™ at the locations below to allow for even greater convenience in voting. Voters must bring their ballot with them.

OLYMPIA:
  • Saturday, July 18, 11 a.m.

Ramblin Jacks
(Capital City Council of the Blind)
520 4th Ave E

  • Wednesday, July 29, 1 to 2:45 p.m.
    Boardwalk Apartments, Bldg. 1
    410 Capitol Way N

  • Wednesday, July 29, 3 to 4:30 p.m.
    Boardwalk Apartments, Bldg. 2
    510 Capitol Way N

    YELM:
    • Wednesday, July 22, 1 to 4 p.m.
      Yelm Timberland Library
      210 Prairie Park St NE

    The AutoMARK™ is a voting assistance device that enables voters with visual impairments, cognitive or learning disabilities, illiteracy or limited mobility to vote secretly and independently. The device can read the ballot to the voter, magnify the print on the ballot, and mark the ballot for the voter.

    For more information about the AutoMARK™ voting assistance device or the August 4 primary election, visit ThurstonVotes.org.



  • County Commissioners:

    Carolina Mejia
    District 1

    Gary Edwards
    District 2

    Tye Menser
    District 3