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County releases primary election facts

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2014 PRIMARY ELECTION FAST FACTS

Number of Registered Voters

Active registered voters 217,743

  • Registered Republicans 84,523
  • Registered Democrats 80,043
  • Registered Nonpartisans 38,370
  • Registered with minor parties 14,807

Early Voting
The 2014 Primary Election early voting period spanned from May 24 to June 6.

Absentee Ballots
The last day to request an absentee ballot was Tuesday, June 3. All ballots must be in the Washoe County Registrar’s Office by 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 10.

Sample Ballots

  • First mailing was Saturday, May 17
  • Two additional sample ballot mailings for registered voters who updated their information after May 10

Primary Election, June 10

  • Number of polling places: 81
  • Number of Election Day poll workers: 482
  • Number of County employees as poll workers: 28
  • Number of precincts in Washoe County: 488
  • Three different ballot types for each precinct: Republican, Democrat, nonpartisan
  • Number of different ballot types: 108 x 3 = 324

Registrar of Voters Office

  • Number of permanent staff at the Registrar of Voters: 6
  • Number of temporary hires at Registrar of Voters, including warehouse: 15
  • Annual budget for Washoe County Registrar of Voters Office fiscal year 2014/15: $1.4 million
  • For the 2010 Primary, 72,194 votes were cast in Washoe County (33% voter turnout)

For more information, please visit www.washoecounty.us/voters or call (775) 328-3670.

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