Elections, politics, Washington County

Early voting turnout puts Washington County at 19.2%, below statewide average

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

Ballot returns in Washington County as of 9:09 a.m. Thursday, October 22 numbered 73,803, an amount representing about 19.2% of the total number of registered voters in the county, according to the office of the Oregon Secretary of State.

Statewide, the office of the Oregon Secretary of State updated totals to show that turnout in Oregon sits currently at 736,109 ballots returned out of the 2.95 million eligible voters, for a total turnout of 25% thus far. 

Broken down by the largest voting groups, Washington County has 148,518 eligible Democrats, of which 40,753 have voted so far for a total turnout of 27.4%; 129,148 non-affiliated voters, of which 15,085 have voted, for a turnout . . .

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