Woodway leads south Snohomish County in voter turnout

By Evan Smith

Woodway leads the south Snohomish County area in voter turnout for the Nov. 8 general election.

Election returns posted through Saturday show that 86 percent of the 1,022 registered voters in the Town of Woodway have voted.

Woodway voters joined with those in Edmonds and nearby unincorporated areas to give the Snohomish County part of the 7th Congressional District a turnout of 81 percent.

Voters in Woodway, south Edmonds and nearby unincorporated areas have joined with those in Lynnwood to give the Snohomish County part of the 32nd Legislative District a turnout of 75 percent.

The city of Lynnwood has a 73 percent turnout.

Most of Edmonds joined with unincorporated areas north of Edmonds and Lynnwood, northeast of Lynnwood, all of Mukilteo and part of south Everett to give the 21st Legislative District a turnout of 74 percent.

The Snohomish County part of the 1st Legislative District, including Mountlake Terrace, Brier, Bothell and unincorporated areas north and east of Bothell had a turnout of 77 percent.

The unincorporated areas that make up Snohomish County Fire District 1 show a turnout of 73 percent.

Snohomish County reports a turnout of 74 percent. That compares to a statewide turnout of 77 percent.

County officials plan to post updated results Monday afternoon and certify final results Tuesday, Nov. 29.

Evan Smith can be reached at schsmith@frontier.com.

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