September 20, 2005 Primary Election
Statistics and Sample Ballot

Statistics

Number of Registered Voters 34,033
Number of Polling Place Voters (City of Yelm)685
Number of Inactive Voters4,006


Total Number of Precincts

65

Total Number of Pollsite Precincts 2
Total Number of Vote-By-Mail Precincts63
Total Number of Election Boards1
Total Number of Pollsites1
Total Number of Ballot Drop-Off Sites (includes Yelm)5
Number of Poll & Drop-Off Site Workers

9



Absentee/Vote-By-Mail Ballots
Vote-By-Mail Ballots Sent31,982
Absentee Ballots Sent1,366


Estimated Turnout for the Primary Election 25%



Past Primary Election Turnout


1999 Primary Turnout (VBM)40.60%   1993 Primary Turnout (VBM)32.81%
# AB returned- 37,651 =79.30%   By Mail- 23,803 =32.81%
 
1997 Primary Turnout (VBM)38.46%   1991 Primary Turnout26.77%
By Mail- 39,813 =90.17%   # AB returned- 3,254 =15.66%
 
1995 Primary Turnout (VBM)44.12%   1989 Primary Turnout12.78%
By Mail- 48,451 =99.69%     
# AB returned- 153 =0.31%     



Election Result Information

 
Computer printouts of election results will be available election night some time after 8:00 p.m., approximately 9:30 p.m., and then every half hour until finished.
 
Counts will be conducted each day after the election, beginning at 4:00 p.m., excepting Sundays, until all ballots in the countyís possession have been processed. Results will not be available until the count is completed, 4:00 p.m. denotes the starting time.
 
The final certification count will begin September 30 at 10:00 a.m.
 
Results will be posted on the Thurston County Auditor's Webpage at:
https://www.co.thurston.wa.us/auditor





Primary Election Sample Ballot
Thurston County, Washington
September 20, 2005


This sample ballot contains all candidates and measures certified to appear on the September 18, 2005 Primary Election ballot.



THURSTON COUNTY

TOWN OF BUCODA
Town Council, Position No. 5 4 Year Term Vote For One
Jeff Gross Nonpartisan  
Kay Hughes Nonpartisan  
Linda E. Hardy Nonpartisan  
E.C. Hocker Nonpartisan  
Pat Meeks Nonpartisan  
_______________
Write-in
   


CITY OF OLYMPIA

City Council, Position No. 5 4 Year Term Vote For One
Todd E. Adams Nonpartisan  
Ira Knight Nonpartisan  
Jeff Kingsbury Nonpartisan  
Robin L. "Buck" Torske Nonpartisan  
_______________
Write-in
   
 
City Council, Position No. 6 4 Year Term Vote For One
Phyllis Booth Nonpartisan  
Doug Mah Nonpartisan  
Jim Wiest Nonpartisan  
_______________
Write-in
   


CITY OF YELM
City Council, Position No. 4 4 Year Term Vote For One
W. Steve Nuehring Nonpartisan  
John G. Rivera Nonpartisan  
Mike McGowan Nonpartisan  
_______________
Write-in
   


GRIFFIN SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 324
School Board Director, Position No. 5 4 Year Term Vote For One
John Pearce Nonpartisan  
Teresa Scott Nonpartisan  
Arthur M. Dalessandro Nonpartisan  
_______________
Write-in
   


FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT NO. 13 (GRIFFIN)

Proposition No. 1
Levy Lid Lift

The Board of Fire Commissioners of Thurston County Fire Protection District No. 13 adopted Resolution No. 05-06, concerning a proposition to increase the regular property tax rate. This proposition would authorize the District to increase its regular property tax levy rate to $1.40 per one thousand dollars of assessed value to be levied in 2005 and collected in 2006 as provided in Resolution No. 05-06.

Should this proposition be:

Approved
Rejected