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By Jana Mathia
Gazette Editor 

No state voter's guide sent out, online instead


COLFAX – An omission by the state has left Whitman County voters less sure of their primary election votes. While ballots have arrived in mailboxes, a voter's pamphlet never did.

In the past, Washington state would send out voter's pamphlets before ballots were mailed out. A recent elections bill mandates the county to take over that responsibility next year, but the state did not send out its own this year.

"I hear it, I know it's an issue. It's not something I can rectify for this (election)," said Auditor Sandy Jamison.

Even though a paper version was not mailed out, residents can s...

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