Report: Washington earns B grade for elections web site, but that’s good enough for third best in U.S.
The non-profit Center for Governmental Studies reviewed state elections web sites around the country, and it found “abysmal” offerings. But Washington’s site, maintained by recently-elected Secretary of State Kim Wyman‘s staff, ranked third best and was one of only three systems getting a B grade or better.
“The top four states, Alaska, California, Washington and Oregon, found an innovative way to provide their voters with candidate information, including audio statements read by a neutral party,” says the report titled “Voter Information in the Ditigal Age: Grading State Election Websites.
It adds: “Washington’s state election website provides much of …