State won’t print Voter’s Guide for primary

From The Seattle Times:

Voters casting ballots in the state’s primary election this year won’t be getting a printed Voter’s Guide from the Secretary of State’s Office in the mail.

Instead, counties will publish election information and decide whether to include state and federal races in their voter pamphlets.

Printing a Voter’s Guide would have cost about $1 million, said Brian Zylstra, spokesman for the Secretary of State’s Office, which saw a 10 percent cut in general-fund spending in the past year.

“With the state Legislature facing tough cutbacks, they can’t afford to print one out,” he said.

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