Elections, politics, Washington County

County turnout is 64.2% four days from election’s end

A 24-hour ballot drop site at the Banks Public Library. Photo: Chas Hundley

Oregon’s voters will likely surpass the total number of ballots cast in the 2018 midterm election this evening.

At 8:55 a.m., Friday morning, the state said that 1,806,172 ballots had been cast statewide, representing a 61.2% turnout. In 2018, there were 1,873,891 votes cast, for a total turnout of 67.8% of registered voters. 

Washington County voters have turned in 243,434 ballots as of 4:30 p.m. Friday, October 30, according to the Washington County Elections office, which represents about 64.2% of eligible voters in the county.

Broken down by the four largest registered voting groups, as of the statewide count on Friday morning (which does not reflect the more recently updated totals . . .

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