Ballots for November election go out Oct. 19

Ballots for other Washington voters will be sent out by Oct. 19. The statewide voters’ pamphlet will be sent to all Washington voters by then. Voters are also encouraged to view the online general election voters’ guide. TVW has created a video voters’ guide.

The 2012 general election in Washington state includes many important races on the ballot, including president, U.S. Senate, all 10 U.S. House contests, all 98 state House races and half of the state Senate. All nine statewide elected offices are on the ballot, including governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, attorney general, auditor, treasurer, public lands commissioner, insurance commissioner and superintendent of public instruction. Judicial races are also on the ballot, including three state Supreme Court positions.

To learn more about local elections, visit the state election’s website at


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