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Attempted ballot box theft

Someone unsuccessfully tried to steal a ballot drop box at the Belfair North Timberland Library parking lot late Thursday, Feb. 1 or early Friday, Feb. 2, Mason County Auditor Steve Duenkel told the Journal.

Vandals tried to dig up or pull out the box, which is fixed to a cement block.

Library staff phoned Election Administrator Marie Stevenson about the incident "reporting that someone attempted to remove the ballot drop box located in the library parking lot," according to a news release.

Library security cameras don't cover the drop box.

Duenkel said he filed a report with the Sheriff's Off...


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