Kitsap County says voter turnout on Election Day to likely be around 40 percent

Turnout for the 2019 General Election in Kitsap County is expected to hover around 40 percent of eligible registered voters.

Another 2,495 ballots were received by Kitsap election workers Friday, Nov. 1. That brought the total number of ballots on hand to 31,089, or 17.79 percent of the county’s currently registered voters.

“We’re around 18 percent now. Based on history we should be close to 40 percent when it’s over,” said Steve Gardner of the Kitsap County Auditor’s Office.

The 2019 General Election is Nov. 5, and ballots will be accepted until 8 p.m.

Election officials said that so far, there are 174,738 eligible registered voters for Tuesday’s election.

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