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Divulging ballot count.

(1) In any location in which ballots are counted, no person authorized by law to be present while votes are being counted may divulge any results of the count of the ballots at any time prior to 8:00 p.m. on the day of the primary or special or general election.
(2) A violation of this section is a gross misdemeanor punishable to the same extent as a gross misdemeanor that is punishable under RCW 9A.20.021.


Notice to registered poll votersElections by mail2011 c 10: See note following RCW 29A.04.008.
Effective date1991 c 81: See note following RCW 29A.84.540.
IntentEffective date1990 c 59: See notes following RCW 29A.04.013.
Effective dateSeverability1977 ex.s. c 361: See notes following RCW 29A.16.040.
Divulging returns in voting device precincts: RCW 29A.60.120.
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