Following initial certification of the results for the office of Benton County Commissioner District #2, a machine recount was required by law, and election officials anticipate one day to complete. The recount process will begin Monday, August 22 at 9:00 am at the Benton County Voting Center located at 2618 N. Columbia Center Blvd., Richland.
The Canvassing Board is tentatively scheduled to review these items and certify the recount results on Tuesday, August 23 immediately following the Board of County Commissioners meeting.
Observers are welcome to attend the recount and certification processes. For more information, contact the Election Department at (509) 736-3085.