Canvassing Board

Learn About the Canvassing Board

Many people assume the election results they see on election night are the final results, when, in fact, the outcome is not official until the election is canvassed and certified several weeks after Election Day.

The purpose of canvassing is to account for every ballot cast and ensure that every valid vote is included in the election totals. Click on the links below to learn more. 

Introduction to County Canvassing BoardsPierce County Canvassing Board Policies