The Capitol Buzz is a daily summary of online news clips from across the state, discussing policies and politics affecting Washington state.

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Ferry County decides to pay for postage for returning primary ballots (The Spokesman-Review)
State primary voting begins Friday — all 39 counties will provide free ballot return postage (iFiberOne TV)
Prepaid ballots required planning by county auditors (KPQ Radio)
Chelan County auditor critical of ‘free’ ballot postage in Washington state (iFiberOne TV)

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