Are You Ready to Vote? Auditor Expects a 34% Turnout in Yakima County
Are you ready to vote? Have you made up your mind already?
If you're waiting until you have all the information before turning in your ballot, you might want to wait until next week.
More candidate interviews happen next week
KIT Candidate interviews continue next Tuesday and Wednesday with interviews with candidates on the Yakima School District Board of Directors. Auditor Charles Ross reminds voters to sign the ballot envelope and place it in the mail as soon as possible.
You don't need a stamp to send your ballot in the mail. You can also drop your ballot in a drop box. Drop boxes are located throughout the county including in city and town halls.To find a location of a drop box near you just click on the link
Ross says he expects a turnout of 34%
Ross says his office sent out 128,423 ballots to registered voters in the county. So far 9,067 ballots have been returned to the Yakima County Auditors Office. Your ballot is due on election day November 3. Ross says he expects 34% of the ballots sent to voters to be returned by election day.
If you are looking for information about candidates and issues all registered voters were sent both local and state voter guides.
Study that ballot it's busy depending on where you live
Depending upon where you live it’ll be a busy ballot with city and county elections as well as propositions in Selah and Yakima. In Yakima city council seats are open in District 2, 4 and 6. A seat on the Yakima County Commission is up for election as well.
KIT candidate interviews of city council candidates are available on the KIT website at newstalkkit.com
The interviews continue next Tuesday and Wednesday when KIT will be talking with candidates on the Yakima School District Board of Directors.
The interviews begin at 7:10 am each day.
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