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* Thurston County Canvassing Board certifies Aug. 3 Primary Election,
* Yelm City Council Position No. 4 Primary Election goes into recount!


Canvassing Board Certifies Primary Election, Schedules Recount in Yelm City Council Position No. 4 Primary Election

From the Thurston County Auditor:

“The Thurston County Canvassing Board has certified the August 3, 2021 Primary Election.  Final election results can be found at ThurstonVotes.org.  

“The Thurston County Canvassing Board has also scheduled a recount for the Yelm City Council Position No. 4 Primary Election. Candidates Steffen Burney and Kayla Russell finished within the range requiring a mandatory hand recount to determine which candidate will move on to the General Election ballot. A hand recount occurs if the vote difference is less than 150 and less than ¼ of 1%.  

“The total vote difference between the candidates was 1 and the percentage difference was .19%”

“The top two candidates in the Primary advance to the General Election in November.”

Recount Schedule

  • Recount preparations will begin on Thursday, August 19, at 9 a.m.  
  • The recount will start on Friday, August 20, at 9 a.m. 
  • The Thurston County Canvassing Board will meet on Friday, August 20 at 4 p.m. to certify the results of the recount. 

Posted by Steve on August 17, 2021 at 2:14 pm | Permalink

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