Ballots for primary on way to voters



OKANOGAN – Voters will begin to find ballots for the Aug. 2 Primary in their mailboxes soon.

The Okanogan County Auditor’s office dropped ballots in the mail today. The Ferry County Auditor’s office expects to start sending their ballots out on Friday.

Voters not receiving ballots by Friday, July 22 should contact their county auditor’s office.

Ballots must be signed and in the mail or in a ballot drop box to be counted, according to an announcement from the Okanogan County Auditor’s Office.

The county’s three drop boxes (located at Tonasket City Hall/Library; next to the Omak Police Station; and in Pateros in the parking lot of 180 Pateros Mall) will be open July 15 through Aug. 2. Ballots will have a final collection at 8 p.m. on election day.

When mailing ballots, sufficient first class postage must be attached and postmarked by Aug. 2.

Voters not registered in the State of Washington can appear in-person at the county Auditor’s office until July 25th to be able to vote in the Primary Election.

More information is available from the Okanogan County Auditor’s Office at 509-422-7240 or the Ferry County Auditor’s Office at 509-775-5225.



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