BREAKING NEWS ~ WA Supreme Court to hear appeal over disputed ballots, Democrats say

[JURIST] KGW-TV in Portland is reporting that WA State Democrats have said the WA Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal over 700 disputed King County in a hand recount for the gubernatorial race. The Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports that WA Republicans have accused King County election officials of misleading the public about the disputed ballots. JURIST's Paper Chase has more on the superior court ruling in the case. Results from the recount are available here.

2 PM ET - KGW-TV now has a story (registration required) available on the appeal. The WA Supreme Court is slated to hear arguments in the case Wednesday morning. The Seattle Times has more on training that King County poll workers received to deal with absentee ballots.



 

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