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WAC 434-262-020

Preliminary abstract of votes.

(1) Prior to the official canvass, the county auditor shall prepare a preliminary abstract of votes for certifying the election, listing the number of registered voters, votes cast, and individual declared write-in candidate tallies required by chapter 29A.60 RCW. The preliminary abstract of votes must list separately for each precinct:
(a) Number of registered voters;
(b) Number of ballots cast;
(c) Votes cast for and against each measure;
(d) Votes cast for each candidate;
(e) Total number of write-in votes in each race; and
(f) Total number of overvotes and undervotes in each race.
(2) Pursuant to RCW 29A.60.230, the county auditor may aggregate results or take other necessary steps to maintain the secrecy of ballots.
(3) The county auditor shall inspect the preliminary abstract of votes for errors or anomalies that may affect the results of the election. Correction of any errors or anomalies discovered must be made prior to the official canvass.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611, 29A.24.091, 29A.24.311, 29A.60.021, 29A.60.185, 29A.60.170, 29A.60.110, and 29A.60.235. WSR 19-01-102, § 434-262-020, filed 12/18/18, effective 1/18/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611. WSR 14-06-040, § 434-262-020, filed 2/26/14, effective 3/29/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611, 29A.04.620, and 29A.04.630. WSR 11-24-064, § 434-262-020, filed 12/6/11, effective 1/6/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611. WSR 07-09-036, § 434-262-020, filed 4/11/07, effective 5/12/07; WSR 06-14-046, § 434-262-020, filed 6/28/06, effective 7/29/06; WSR 05-17-145, § 434-262-020, filed 8/19/05, effective 9/19/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.610. WSR 04-15-089, § 434-262-020, filed 7/16/04, effective 8/16/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080. WSR 03-15-054, § 434-262-020, filed 7/11/03, effective 8/11/03. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.210, 29.36.150. WSR 02-07-028, § 434-262-020, filed 3/12/02, effective 4/12/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080, 29.04.210, 29.36.150 and 29.79.200. WSR 97-21-045, recodified as § 434-262-020, filed 10/13/97, effective 11/13/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080. WSR 80-15-008 (Order 80-3), § 434-62-020, filed 10/3/80.]
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