A voter returns a ballot to a drop box at the Thurston County Courthouse in 2015. For Tuesday’s primary election, voters can return their ballots in the mail or by using official drop boxes, which are open until 8 p.m. on Election Day.
A voter returns a ballot to a drop box at the Thurston County Courthouse in 2015. For Tuesday’s primary election, voters can return their ballots in the mail or by using official drop boxes, which are open until 8 p.m. on Election Day. Steve Bloom 2015 file photo
A voter returns a ballot to a drop box at the Thurston County Courthouse in 2015. For Tuesday’s primary election, voters can return their ballots in the mail or by using official drop boxes, which are open until 8 p.m. on Election Day. Steve Bloom 2015 file photo

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