WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE
“Last Friday we mailed 233,470 sample ballots,” said Senior Deputy Registrar Luanne Cutler. “This week we’ll send out 10,200 more to voters who registered or changed their information since Oct. 3, so they should begin receiving their sample ballots Saturday.”
Cutler said many people have changed or updated their information since the first mailing of the sample ballots, so a second one will be sent to the corrected address and name.
Early voting in Washoe County begins this Saturday, Oct. 20, and continues through Nov. 2. There are 22 early voting locations throughout the community, and a complete list is available at www.washoecounty.us/voters/12EVSchedule.htm.
The county registered an all-time high of 241,400 voters prior to the close of registration this past Tuesday, exceeding the record of 231,400 for the general election in 2008.
Other important dates:
- Absentee ballots: Oct. 30 is the last day to request an absentee ballot
- Sample ballots are currently being mailed
For more information, please visit www.washoecounty.us/voters.