County Elections to perform manual election ballot count comparison on Nov. 6

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Vancouver, Wash. – Beginning at 8:30 am Wednesday, Nov. 6, 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, ballots with the city of Vancouver, Council Position 6 race also 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 following instructions included in the download. Click on “Need a Replacement Ballot?” to get started.

Cathie Garber
Elections director