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NEWS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                      
December 10, 2018

Recount for 26th Legislative District Senate Race

PORT ORCHARD – The Office of the Secretary of State of Washington has instructed the Kitsap County Auditor to reconvene the canvass board to investigate why the manual count of precinct #003 on December 6 was one ballot short of the electronic count.   

The canvass counting board will reconvene on Wednesday, December 12 at 8:00am. This is a public meeting and observers are welcome. Observers may not disrupt the process. Space is limited. The order of priority for observers is determined by WAC 434-264-030.

Upon completion of this investigation, the Kitsap County Elections Canvassing Board will meet to recanvass the results.


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