Find up-to-date election information, results online

November 8, 2011

By Staff

The latest information and results from the Nov. 8 election is available from The Issaquah Press at www.issaquahpress.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/issaquahpress and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/issaquahpress.

King County Elections plans to release updated results at 4:30 p.m. weekdays until every ballot is counted. Local voters cast ballots in City Council, Issaquah School Board and Port of Seattle Commission races, and for statewide ballot initiatives.

The results remain unofficial until the county Canvassing Board meets Nov. 29 to certify the election. The certified results should then be posted to the elections website, www.kingcounty.gov/elections.

In the meantime, King County Elections is offering voters a behind-the-scenes look at ballot processing activities.

See streaming video at www.kingcounty.gov/elections/aboutus/webcam.aspx. The cameras display activities in the sorting, opening and scanning areas of elections headquarters in Renton. Officials plan to broadcast the activities until the election is certified.

“Local voters and people from all over the world used our first webcam, which was put in place during last year’s general election, to watch our ballot opening process,” Elections Director Sherril Huff said in a statement. “I’m very happy to announce our decision to expand this system to include some additional views of our ballot processing area.”

King County is the largest county in the United States to conduct elections entirely by mail. The elections office expects to process more than 500,000 ballots for the Nov. 8 election.

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