Half of registered voters in Spokane Co. have already returned their ballots
SPOKANE, Wash. — Spokane County voters are indicating they are engaged and interested in this year’s election.
By Monday, half of registered voters in the county had already returned their ballots.
Niko McHenry and Gary Winthorpe are both voting for the first time. The 18-year-olds said they both did their own research to find their views on topics.
“I wanted to kind of create my own views, so I started looking at videos and kind of got into it,” McHenry said.
“I felt obligated to as, like, a citizen of this country,” Winthorpe said.
Longtime Spokane resident Craig Kerr said he’s voted in every election. He’s 61 years old.
“If you’re gonna do the job, you better do the job right,” Kerr said.
Nick Hoenike already sent his ballot in and said there was one big consideration in the back of his mind when he voted this year.
“Just where the House and the Senate are right now, I feel like there needs to be a change,” Hoenike said.
There’s still time to vote in Washington.
Your ballot must be postmarked by Tuesday or put into a ballot drop box by 8 p.m. Tuesday. Find locations here.
Get your weather forecast from people that actually live in your community. We update with short, easy-to-use video forecasts you can watch on your phone every day. Download the iOS or Android app here.
COPYRIGHT 2020 BY KXLY. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. THIS MATERIAL MAY NOT BE PUBLISHED, BROADCAST, REWRITTEN OR REDISTRIBUTED.