Voters have just a few days left to get their ballots in the mail or a county drop box to qualify for the Nov. 5 General Election, and returns from Mountlake Terrace and Brier are coming in at a slightly higher rate than those elsewhere throughout Snohomish County.
As of Oct. 29, 12.03 percent of ballots mailed to addresses in Mountlake Terrace have already been returned to the Snohomish County Elections Division; in Brier, 12.56 percent of ballots have been mailed back.
In Snohomish County overall, only 10.65 percent of ballots have been returned to the county elections office.
In addition to voting on statewide initiatives, a county council position, and various fire, hospital, school board and water district office positions, Mountlake Terrace voters are making decisions on five city council positions, while Brier voters are facing a choice in the city mayoral race.
Voters who have questions regarding a missing ballot, or a ballot that they may have marked in error, may request a replacement ballot through Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 5; inquiries can be made by phone at 425-388-3444 or in person at the Snohomish County Elections Office at 3000 Rockefeller Ave. in Everett.