Meet the Canvassing Board

Crossposted from Election Connection

ballot-returnsThe King County Canvassing Board has kicked off its meetings for the November 8 General Election. The board is a public entity that conducts a formal assessment of the election. The assessment includes reviewing vote totals, determining the validity of challenged ballots, certifying the vote and administering a recount.

Canvassing Board meetings take place at the King County Elections office in Renton. All meetings are public. State law mandates that the county auditor – or commensurate official – serve as the Canvassing Board chair. Other members are the county prosecuting attorney and the chair of the county legislative body. Let’s meet the board!

Read more at Election Connection