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Election workers ready long day of counting ballots

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

We are just hours away from Election Day and Spokane County election workers have already started tabulating the ballots. They want to make sure they have results rolling in at 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Time is running out to cast your ballot. With 305,000 registered voters in Spokane County, it takes a lot of work. Mary Kuney, chief deputy auditor with Spokane County says there are about 150,000 ballots in house currently. "There are checks and balances, every single step of the way so that way if you are going to choose to vote, your vote will be counted appropriately," said Kuney.

For the people who procrastinated, there will be about 100,000 ballots coming through in the next three days. Election workers will be up bright and early. "We are trying to process as many ballots as we can," said Kuney.

You still have time to turn in your ballot. You can drop them off at ballot drop boxes anywhere in the city and county by 8 p.m. Tuesday.

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