Washington Administrative Code
Title 434 - Secretary of State
434-250 - Elections by mail.
434-250-037 - Mail ballot certification.
Mail ballot certification.
Pursuant to RCW 29A.40.070, the county auditor shall certify to the secretary of state the date ballots were mailed:
(1) On the day of mailing or forty-five or thirty days before election day, whichever deadline is applicable, certify that ballots were sent to service and overseas voters. For elections that include a federal office, the certification must include the number of ballots mailed or issued to service and overseas voters;
(2) On the day of mailing or eighteen days before election day, certify that ballots were mailed or issued to regular voters;
(3) That ballots issued via electronic ballot delivery systems were proofed and checked for accuracy prior to the mailing deadline for service and overseas ballots; and
(4) If any ballots were not mailed or issued by the applicable deadlines, the reason for the delay and steps taken to remedy the delay.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611. WSR 17-12-090, § 434-250-037, filed 6/6/17, effective 7/7/17; WSR 14-06-040, § 434-250-037, filed 2/26/14, effective 3/29/14.]