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Washington Ref 71 Update

Jim Burroway

November 4th, 2009

Returns continue to trickle in for Washington’s vote-by-mail election, in which voters are asked to uphold that state’s Domestic Partnership registry. The Washington office of Secretary of State reports as of 5:47 pm PST:

Approve: 573,698 — 51.82%
Reject: 533,488 — 48.18 %

According to the Seattle Times, about 600,000 ballots remain uncounted, with about half of them from King County (Seattle), where Referendum 71 is winning by a 2-1 margin.

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Richard W. Fitch
November 4th, 2009 | LINK

Good to see the approval in WA and Kalamazoo, but the lose in ME is still devastating.

Elliot
November 4th, 2009 | LINK

At least there’s SOME good news.

Chris McCoy
November 5th, 2009 | LINK

Jim Burroway said:

Approve: 573,698 — 51.82%
Reject: 533,488 — 48.18 %

According to the Seattle Times, about 600,000 ballots remain uncounted…

1,107,186 have been counted
600,000 have not been counted
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1,707,186 total votes

64.85% of the votes have been counted.
35.15% of the votes have not.

This race is far from decided.

Especially when the total number of uncounted votes exceeds the amount either side has in their favor.

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