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November 6, 2012 at 11:29 AM

Secretary of State to parties: Document all ballots you collect

Citing concerns about voter disenfranchisement, Washington state elections officials are asking for detailed information about each ballot collected by political parties and campaign workers. The request stems from reports that some staffers paid by the King County Republican Party are offering to collect ballots and deliver them to official county drop-off centers. The party has also…


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November 4, 2012 at 11:23 AM

Democrats complain about new King County GOP’s ballot drop-off tactic

Update: King County officials on Sunday urged voters not to hand their ballots over to strangers. The only way to guarantee a ballot will be counted is to mail it or drop it off at an offical King County elections site, said Democratic King County Executive Dow Constantine, joined by Sherill Huff, the county‚Äôs elections director. “We are…


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