County Elections to perform manual election ballot count comparison on Aug. 4

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Beginning at 9 am Wednesday, Aug. 4, elections officials will perform a hand count of approximately 600 ballots randomly selected as part of a manual comparison against machine results.

The selected ballots will be counted in the total returns on Election Day. But for this comparison, the City of Vancouver mayoral race will be counted by hand, to check the accuracy of the ballot tabulation equipment.

If a voter has not received their ballot, they should contact the Elections Office at (564) 397-2345 or

A voter may download a replacement ballot at The voter must print the ballot and return it by following the instructions included in the download. Click on “Need a Replacement Ballot?” to get started.

Cathie Garber, Elections director, 564.397.2345