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By Katie Teachout
The Journal 

Half of Adams County voters cast ballots

 

Last updated 8/27/2020 at 12:02pm

Katie Teachout

The Ritzville Park and Recreation maintenance and operation levy passed with 537 voters approving it and 479 rejecting it in the August 4 primary.

RITZVILLE – The August 4 primary was certified August 18 following a final count of Adams County ballots. A total of 3,591 ballots counted out of 7,168 registered voters in 31 precincts showed a voter turnout of 50.1%.

Washington State as a whole showed the highest voter turnout since 1964, the Secretary of State's Office announced August 21, with more than 2.51 million people - or 54.44% of all registered voters in the state casting ballots.

In the Adams County Commissioner District 1 race, challenger Dan Blankenship came in with more votes than incumbent John Marshall, and challenger G...



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