Though we've had our ballots for several weeks now, many of us are still mulling our choices for the primary, even as looms.
Washington has a top-two primary system, so in multiple candidate races, the top two vote-getters move forward to the general election, regardless of party affiliation.
Meanwhile, some judicial elections
If you're looking for info on candidates, there are a number of other online resources you can check out.
- Voting for Judges.org can help you make sense of the judicial candidates if they are not familiar to you.
- The League of Women Voters offers voters the opportunity to custom "build" a ballot that lets them look at candidate statements for any race: http://www.washingtonvoter.org/
- If you'd like to hear candidates speak for themselves, the Office of the Secretary of State has put together a Video Voters Guide.
- If you're still feeling a little confused about the changes in districts for the upcoming elections, there's a very good interactive district finder map available from the Washington State Redistricting Commission.
- If you don't have a paper copy of the 2012 Voters' Guide or prefer to read it online, check out Washington's Elections website, which also offers you an "I voted" e-sticker--a modern replacement for the old stickers we got at the local polling place.
- If you'd like to go directly to the Web sites for the candidates on your ballot, instead of numerous searches, the website Politics1.com has all the candidates listed, with links directly to their campaign websites. Handy!
- If you didn't get registered to vote in time for the primary, there's still time for the general election, and a new way to register in Washington--the MyVote Facebook App.