WALLA WALLA -- If you haven't done it by now, the hour is getting late.
"It" is cast your vote in today's general election. Voters have until 8 p.m. to deposit ballots in drop boxes at locations in Walla Walla, Waitsburg and Burbank.
Voters who choose to mail ballots need to remember that envelopes must be postmarked with today's date, said Karen Martin, Walla Walla County auditor. This means envelopes must be deposited in post boxes or at post offices before the day's final pickup.
Martin said 30,175 ballots have been mailed out this election. She said the county had received 16,035 ballots through Monday. An estimated 3,000 additional ballots had been receive by press time today, Martin said.
Election workers will begin tabulating ballots this morning and initial results will be posted shortly after 8 tonight, Martin said.
Andy Porter can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 526-8318.
Ballot drop box locations:
Fire Station No. 2 on Wilbur Avenue.
Alleyway behind Walla Walla County Courthouse.
North side of College Place City Hall.
Burbank High School library, 787 Maple St., Burbank.
Waitsburg Elementary School, 184 Academy, Waitsburg.
Walla Walla County Auditor's Office, 300 W. Main St. (Note: available only between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. at this location.)