Washington Administrative Code
Title 434 - Secretary of State
Chapter 434-262 - Canvassing and certification
Section 434-262-030 - County auditor's abstract of votes

Universal Citation: WA Admin Code 434-262-030

Current through Register Vol. 22-12, June 15, 2022

The county canvassing board shall meet and canvass all ballots. Upon completion of this canvass ten days after a special election, fourteen days after a primary, and twenty-one days after a general election, the county auditor shall present the auditor's abstract of votes, which must include, at a minimum:

(1) The number of registered voters eligible to vote in the election, by precinct;

(2) The number of ballots cast in the election, by precinct;

(3) The votes cast for each race or issue, including write-ins, undervotes, and overvotes, by precinct;

(4) Cumulative vote totals including write-ins, under-votes, and overvotes; and

(5) An aggregate total of votes cast for each declared candidate qualifying for the general election or elected. Individual write-in vote tallies for candidates not meeting the minimum threshold according to chapter 29A.60 RCW shall not be included in the official abstract of votes and results displayed online.

Write-in votes for candidates whose names appear on the ballot for that office should be counted according to WAC 434-261-086.

Amended by WSR 16-13-063, Filed 6/13/2016, effective 7/14/2016

Amended by WSR 17-12-090, Filed 6/6/2017, effective 7/7/2017

Amended by WSR 19-01-102, Filed 12/18/2018, effective 1/18/2019

Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611. 12-14-074, § 434-262-030, filed 7/2/12, effective 8/2/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611, 29A.04.620, and 29A.04.630. 11-24-064, § 434-262-030, filed 12/6/11, effective 1/6/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611. 09-12-078, § 434-262-030, filed 5/29/09, effective 6/29/09; 07-12-032, § 434-262-030, filed 5/30/07, effective 6/30/07; 06-14-046, § 434-262-030, filed 6/28/06, effective 7/29/06; 05-17-145, § 434-262-030, filed 8/19/05, effective 9/19/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.610. 04-15-089, § 434-262-030, filed 7/16/04, effective 8/16/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080, 29.04.210, 29.36.150 and 29.79.200. 97-21-045, recodified as § 434-262-030, filed 10/13/97, effective 11/13/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080. 80-15-008 (Order 80-3), § 434-62-030, filed 10/3/80.

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