Returns for ballots in the primary election are slower than usual, according to a news release from the Thurston County Auditor’s Office. The districts involved in the primary election are: County/Port Commissioner District No. 3; cities of Olympia, Tumwater, and Yelm; and Fire Districts Yelm, Rainier, Rochester – Grand Mound, Littlerock, and East Olympia.
Ballot drop box information is included with ballot materials. The drop boxes are open 24 hours a day, and no stamp is required.
The drop boxes close promptly at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Election Day. For additional information or questions visit www.thurstonvotes.org or call the Auditor’s Office, Election Division at 360-786-5408.