Clallam County turnout nearly 25 percent

PORT ANGELES — Clallam County registered voters had returned by Thursday nearly 25 percent of the ballots mailed July 18 in the primary election.

The Clallam County Auditor’s Office reported that 12,875 ballots — or 24.84 percent — of the 51,834 ballots mailed had been returned by Thursday. No figures were reported for Friday totals.

The Jefferson County Auditor’s Office had received 8,632 ballots as of Friday, voter registration coordinator Sandi Eldridge said.

That’s 34.39 percent of the 25,102 ballots provided to registered voters countywide.

Ballots contain return envelopes with pre-paid postage this election.

Ballots must be postmarked by Tuesday or dropped off no later than 8 p.m. that day at the following locations:

• Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles. Drive-up drop boxes are provided on the circular drive and directly across the from disabled parking area.

• Clallam County Auditor’s Office in the county courthouse, Suite 1, open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

• Sequim Village Shopping Center, near the J.C. Penney store, 651 W. Washington St.

• Forks City Hall, outside near the entrance, 500 E. Division St.

• Clallam Bay Library, 16990 state Highway 112.

• Washburn General Store, 1450 Bayview Ave., Neah Bay.

For a sample ballot and other information, see wei.sos.wa.gov/county/clallam/en/elections/pages/default.aspx.

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