Election certified: 86% turnout
November 26, 2020
COLFAX – The Nov. 3 election is officially signed, sealed and delivered. Whitman County Auditor Sandy Jamison certified the election Nov. 24 after a final counting of ballots and the Nov. 23 meeting of the Canvassing Board.
Of the 24,748 registered voters in Whitman County’s 69 precincts, 21,293 ballots were counted, making voter turnout 86.04%.
The three-member Canvassing Board meet Nov. 23 to examine questionable ballots and determine if they met criteria to be counted. The board is composed of Jamison, County Prosecutor Denis Tracy and the county commission chairman, which is curre...