Ballot Drop Box Usage by Year

The tables below show ballot drop box usage as a percentage of total ballots returned in recent Primary and General Elections. Tracking of ballot drop box usage began for the November 2012 General Election.

 

General Election Drop Box Usage

County 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Adams - 50.9% 54.7% 56.0% 62.2% 63.7%
Asotin - 50.8% 54.3% 55.2% 53.0% 59.2%
Benton 57.2% 54.1% 46.5% 57.2% 66.9% 45.6%
Chelan 60.6% 63.7% 67.9% 69.4% 72.9% 71.5%
Clallam 57.6% 60.0% 65.3% 68.4% 73.3% 73.2%
Clark 32.4% 29.8% 34.1% 22.3% 47.6% 42.7%
Columbia 59.7% 35.7% 60.5% 63.5% 69.4% 64.5%
Cowlitz 71.0% 69.6% 75.1% 73.0% 76.5% 23.9%
Douglas 46.0% 58.6% 48.1% 50.6% 64.6% 40.0%
Ferry - 32.5% 29.6% 28.9% 29.5% 31.3%
Franklin 42.8% 43.7% 59.7% 61.7% 68.2% 64.4%
Garfield - 53.5% 29.9% 68.2% 70.1% 74.8%
Grant 16.7% 10.0% 28.1% 25.3% 30.3% 29.6%
Grays Harbor - 6.2% 10.6% - 53.8% 23.7%
Island 32.2% 38.6% 41.8% 43.7% 50.6% 56.2%
Jefferson 6.6% - 40.0% 40.9% 47.2% 49.9%
King 20.9% 20.2% 21.6% 26.3% 49.3% 53.2%
Kitsap 43.8% 42.3% 46.4% 36.9% 54.9% 54.8%
Kittitas 61.5% 62.9% 66.2% 65.1% 71.2% 67.5%
Klickitat 68.0% 69.5% 73.9% 71.3% 74.2% 73.4%
Lewis 22.8% 20.9% 24.6% 33.3% 57.8% 50.2%
Lincoln 23.9% 24.3% 27.2% 26.0% 28.7% -
Mason 58.9% 59.1% 62.9% 62.5% 69.8% 66.8%
Okanogan - 7.2% 17.4% 16.3% 26.1% 33.8%
Pacific 20.9% 16.8% 25.2% 22.1% 32.0% 30.6%
Pend Oreille 43.7% 44.5% 45.8% 42.3% 47.4% 45.8%
Pierce 47.9% 51.1% 54.6% 51.9% 61.1% 61.2%
SanJuan 57.6% 59.0% 62.3% 64.2% 61.1% 65.1%
Skagit 68.9% 70.2% 71.7% 70.8% 77.1% 71.9%
Skamania 55.8% 53.7% 66.2% 56.0% 67.2% 58.3%
Snohomish 43.3% 44.6% 47.2% 51.0% 64.4% 60.9%
Spokane 50.6% 69.6% 52.6% 53.1% 61.2% 52.4%
Stevens - - - - 33.5% 25.1%
Thurston 67.1% 70.1% 69.4% 70.0% 73.0% 74.6%
Wahkiakum 50.0% - 46.7% 47.8% 50.4% 45.7%
Walla Walla 53.3% 52.8% 62.4% 59.9% 70.0% 61.7%
Whatcom 41.6% 50.1% 54.5% 66.1% 77.6% 72.7%
Whitman - - - - 35.8% 35.5%
Yakima 18.7% 16.0% 19.5% 19.4% 28.9% 24.2%
Totals 36.7% 38.6% 40.5% 40.7% 56.9% 54.6%

Primary Election Drop Box Usage

County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Adams 45.8% 48.3% 52.1% 63.7% 61.0% 49.4%
Asotin - - 45.9% 52.8% - 47.6%
Benton 34.0% 42.8% - 0.0% 60.9% 47.2%
Chelan 56.9% 60.4% - 69.6% 70.0% 0.1%
Clallam 54.6% 59.2% - 69.6% 69.9% 58.3%
Clark 20.1% 22.4% 32.5% 40.3% 33.3% 36.2%
Columbia - 54.8% - 40.2% - 44.9%
Cowlitz 60.3% 65.9% 75.1% 74.9% 69.3% 62.4%
Douglas - 13.7% - 84.5% 53.1% 45.7%
Ferry - - - - 24.5% 0.0%
Franklin 33.4% 43.2% - 61.0% 59.7% 43.1%
Garfield - 47.6% 37.3% 65.1% 67.1% 53.6%
Grant 19.2% 18.4% 24.1% 28.8% 20.7% 23.5%
Grays Harbor 2.6% 13.6% - 26.8% - 16.9%
Island 26.6% 34.4% 39.2% 53.8% 48.9% 34.7%
Jefferson 45.1% 36.9% 48.2% 40.6% 48.0% 35.2%
King 14.9% 15.9% 19.3% 35.6% 47.7% 32.3%
Kitsap 32.7% 38.2% - 24.4% 49.9% 44.7%
Kittitas 2.3% 61.7% - 67.0% 64.3% 56.2%
Klickitat 100.0% 69.3% - 74.2% 78.2% 67.0%
Lewis 12.8% 20.6% - 43.2% 42.2% 38.5%
Lincoln 5.3% 24.3% 33.8% 27.8% 3.4% 19.7%
Mason 57.9% 59.5% - 67.8% 77.3% 44.1%
Okanogan 12.6% 15.4% - - 26.3% 30.3%
Pacific 2.1% - - - 18.8% 33.2%
Pend Oreille 40.5% 45.8% - 44.8% 43.6% 30.5%
Pierce 43.9% 48.3% 47.8% 54.9% 54.7% 41.0%
San Juan 77.3% 57.0% 76.9% 65.8% 72.5% 53.0%
Skagit - 66.3% - 71.9% 72.4% 57.6%
Skamania 55.4% 57.1% - 65.6% 50.2% 58.9%
Snohomish 40.6% 42.5% - 53.9% 57.4% 45.6%
Spokane 45.2% 46.0% - 50.5% 51.9% 35.4%
Stevens 20.0% - - - 26.2% 18.2%
Thurston 61.9% 66.3% - 72.3% 72.0% 57.8%
Wahkiakum - 44.0% - 49.5% - 2.3%
Walla Walla 46.1% 55.3% 50.8% 62.7% 60.9% 49.5%
Whatcom 38.7% 46.6% 52.1% 67.4% 66.8% 55.4%
Whitman 15.0% - - - 35.8% 24.4%
Yakima 12.9% 15.3% - 20.1% 18.2% 16.9%
z-Totals 28.2% 34.2% 25.7% 44.8% 50.8% 38.6%