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Local Election Results Updated 6 PM 11/4/2020

Wednesday, election officials in the Mason County Auditor’s Office counted additional ballots from Tuesday’s General Election. Over 4,000 ballots were added to the initial count but no significant changes were reported.

Incumbent Randy Neatherlin still leads challenger Ted Jackson 51.39 percent to 47.81 percent for Mason County Commissioner District 1. That’s 17,569 voting for Neatherlin and 16,344 voting for Jackson with 273 write=ins.

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Initial Election Results

Mason County Election Results

The initial numbers from Tuesday’s General Election show incumbents holding on to their seats while most measures in Mason County are passing.

In the race for Mason County Commissioner District 1, incumbent Randy Neatherlin leads challenger Ted Jackson 51.74 percent to 47.44 percent. That’s 15,779 voting for Neatherlin and 14,468 voting for Jackson with 250 write-ins, 2,235 undervotes (people who didn’t vote for either candidate) and six overvotes (people who voted for both candidates).

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10th Congressional District Candidate Forums

[VIDEO] Ballots for the General Election have been mailed to registered voters and those in the 10th Congressional District are selecting a replacement for Denny Heck. To help you make an informed decision, here are two forums between the candidates Marilyn Strickland and Beth Doglio.

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Watch 2020 Candidates Forum

[VIDEO] Watch the 2020 Candidates Forum presented by the Shelton Mason County Chamber of Commerce, the North Mason Chamber of Commerce and MasonWebTV Powered by HCC. The forum features the candidates running for 10th Congressional District, 35th Legislative District State Representative Positions 1 & 2, and Mason County Commissioner District 1. The forum begins at 6 PM.

Candidates to appear:

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2020 Candidates Forum Thursday

The Shelton Mason County Chamber of Commerce, the North Mason Chamber of Commerce and MasonWebTV Powered by HCC have joined forces to bring you a virtual candidates’ forum Thursday. Hear from the candidates running for 10th Congressional District, 35th Legislative District Positions 1 & 2, and Mason County Commissioner District 1 beginning at 6 PM.

Candidates to appear:

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Election Results Official

The result from the August 4th Primary Election are now official. Election officials in the Mason County Auditor’s Office certified the election Tuesday.

Four county fire districts had measures on the ballot. All did received over 50 percent approval but two came up short of the 60 percent needed to pass. The Emergency Medical (EMS) Levy in Mason County Fire District 16 (West Mason Fire) received a 50.87 percent approval while Mason County Fire District 4’s EMS levy came in at 58.09 percent. Again, both needed 60 percent to pass.

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No Significant Changes in Election Results

There were no significant changes in the latest Primary Election results after more ballots were processed and counted Wednesday with incubments still leading and fire district measures still passing.

The closest race in Mason County is still Mason County Fire District 16’s Emergency Medical Services Levy. Now there is a two-vote difference with 516 voting “Yes” and 514 voting “No.”

The merger of Mason County Fire District 1 into Mason County Fire District 18 is still passing with 79 percent approval. That 237 voting in favor and 63 voting against.

The approval of Mason County Fire District 4’s EMS Levy increase to 57.98 percent. Now 1,409 are voting “Yes” and 1,021 are voting “No.”

The North Mason Regional Fire Authority’s Emergency Medical Services Levy also picked up a few votes and is now passing with 69.86 percent approval. That’s 2,427 voting “Yes” and 1,047 voting “No.”

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Initial Primary Election Results

The initial Primary Election results show incumbents leading their races and fire district measures passing with one currently separated by one vote.

After results were released Tuesday night, Mason County Fire District 16’s Emergency Medical Services Property Tax Levy had 422 voting “Yes” and 421 voting “No.”

The vote to merge Mason County Fire District 1 into Mason County Fire District 18 has 79.04 percent approval with 215 voting for the measure and 57 voting against.

Mason County Fire District 4’s EMS Levy is passing with 57.23 percent approval. That’s 1,120 voting “Yes” and 837 voting “No.”

North Mason Regional Fire Authority’s Emergency Medical Services Levy has a 68.5 percent approval rate with 1,855 voting “Yes” and 853 voting “No.”

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Primary Election Ballots Due Tuesday

Primary Election Ballots must be returned to the Mason County Auditor’s Office by 8 PM Tuesday or have a postmark no later than August 4, 2020. If mailing in your ballot, no postage is necessary. You can also utilize one of the Ballot Drop Boxes with are available 24-hours a day until 8 PM Tuesday.

Drop boxes locations:

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