Washington State: Parties set for recounts, protests

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Nov 01, 2010 11:19 AM
The state's Democratic and Republican parties worked over the weekend to turn out voters ahead of Tuesday's election deadline, but they also were getting in position to fix flawed ballot signatures in case any close races emerge after the Nov. 2 voting deadline.

State elections director Nick Handy said Friday it’s clear both Republicans and Democrats are “very organized” in the event they need to challenge ballots or deal with a recount. “They have their attorney teams set up to move immediately into what is called ‘the next campaign.’ There is the campaign that leads up to the election (Nov. 2) and the campaign that begins after.’’