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King County finalizes August 2016 Primary Election results


King County Elections certified the final results of the August 2016 Primary Election today. Total voter turnout was 37% percent.


By 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 16, the department will post its final electronic canvass (e-canvass) results, including precinct-by-precinct information, on the Elections website.

Registered voters 1,240,245*
Ballots issued 1,249,272
Ballots returned  456,955
Ballots counted 448,241
Ballots cast on accessible voting units 211
Ballots returned to drop boxes 162,815
Ballots returned too late 5,922
Ballots returned as undeliverable 13,773
Calls to voter hotline 4,199
Emails from voters 973
Signatures initially challenged 2,877
Signature challenges resolved 1,588
Voter turnout forecast 32%
Voter turnout 33%
*Active registered voters as of August 1, 2016

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