Primary election underway
Ballots will be mailed this week
Last updated 7/20/2020 at 4:09pm
DAVENPORT – Ballots for the Aug. 4 primary election are set to be mailed out to the 7,548 registered voters in Lincoln County this week in preparation for what
Auditor Shelly Johnston called a "nominating" election.
"This is an election that essentially winnows down the number of candidates for the offices that are open," Johnston explained.
Washington State has a "top two" primary system that allows the top-two vote getters, regardless of party, to advance to the general election. For the 2020 election, that means the field of candidates for U.S. Fifth District Congressional representati...