Wednesday was banner day for Kitsap ballot returns

Turns out, the votes were in the mail.

Wednesday was the biggest day of ballot returns, by far, in the November election.

According to the Kitsap County Elections Division, a total of 8,444 ballots were accepted Nov. 6, the day after Tuesday’s vote.

The new arrivals pushed the total number of ballots received to 47,862.

With 174,796 registered voters, turnout for the 2019 General Election inched upward to 27.38 percent Wednesday from 22.5 percent on Election Day.

The previous high for ballots received in a single day was 6,506, on Tuesday, Oct. 22.

The next update of Kitsap vote totals from Tuesday’s election is planned for 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, according to county election officials.

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