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Elections had its 5-year procedural review during the 2015 August Primary. This review is required by state law and is conducted by the Elections Division of the Office of the Secretary of State. The state reviews 74 different election procedures and processes to ensure compliance with 77 state statutes, 63 state rules, and 3 federal acts regarding the administration of elections and voter registration. The final report highlighted 10 areas and 16 specific examples of King County Elections demonstrating best practices including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Voter services email follow-up to voters
  • The use of color as a visual indicator to ensure integrity of the process
  • The checklist used during the ballot opening process
  • The logic and accuracy process
  • Ballot drop off vans photo confirmation and site management

The final report also found 5 areas of suggested improvements which are being actively addressed.

TTY: Relay 711

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