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August 5, 2013 at 6:06 AM
Top 5 reasons to fill out your election ballot by Tuesday deadline
Add this item to your to-do list: Fill out and mail your primary election ballot. It’s due Tuesday.
You can decide who will advance in the Seattle mayor, Seattle City Council, King County Executive and Metropolitan King County Council races. The most contested race is the most important: the race for Seattle mayor, which has attracted nine candidates.
Choosing to save your vote for the general election in November is like only watching the season finale of “America’s Next Top Model.” The point is to evaluate how candidates respond to and survive the scrutiny of campaigning through the entire season, and give the strong candidates a boost now.
Our editorial board interviewed the candidates and researched them all to help you decide. Here are all of our recommendations to voters.
Here is all the information you need about how to vote from King County Elections.
And here are my top five reasons to vote in Tuesday’s election.