Bellingham, Blaine primary ballots due Tuesday

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDAugust 5, 2013 

Voting in the primary election ends Tuesday, Aug. 6, in Bellingham, the Bellingham School District and Blaine Ward 2.

Voters may return their ballots by 8 p.m. Tuesday to the drop boxes in the south courthouse parking lot, 201 Grand Ave. Bellingham; and the Blaine Public Library, 610 Third St. Ballots also may be hand-delivered to the Auditor's Office in Suite 103, 311 Grand Ave., Bellingham. The office will remain open until 8 p.m. Tuesday.

To ensure returning ballots on time, Auditor Debbie Adelstein advised voters not to put them in the mail on Tuesday.

Primary ballots include the Bellingham City Council at-large seat, a Bellingham School Board seat and a position on the Blaine City Council.

Voter turnout was 15 percent as of Monday, Aug. 5, according to the auditor's website.

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