Vote-by-mail http://www.kplu.org en How 11,000 ballots went missing; statewide ballot problems emerge http://www.kplu.org/post/how-11000-ballots-went-missing-statewide-ballot-problems-emerge <p>An embarrassing computer glitch -- but one that anyone can relate to -- in King County explains why 11,000 voters didn&rsquo;t receive their ballots until just over a week before Election Day. And, just as that problem was resolved, Washington&#39;s Secretary of State discovered that 21,000 voters around the state may not have received ballots.</p> Tue, 08 Nov 2011 01:45:36 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 3133 at http://www.kplu.org Washington could become all vote-by-mail state http://www.kplu.org/post/washington-could-become-all-vote-mail-state <p>Washington would become an all vote-by-mail state <a href="http://apps.leg.wa.gov/documents/billdocs/2011-12/Pdf/Bills/House%20Bills/1002.pdf">under a bill being considered</a> by a State Senate committee.</p><p>Pierce County is the last in the state that still allows polling places and some of the county’s voters want to keep it that way.</p><p>Lakewood resident Erika Cranmer testified that she has not missed an election since she became an American citizen in 1951. The German native told lawmakers she does not trust vote-by-mail:</p> Thu, 20 Jan 2011 19:06:40 +0000 Brianna Butterfield & KPLU News Staff 575 at http://www.kplu.org Washington could become all vote-by-mail state