"an investigation was conducted to identify all close contacts to the individual, including staff and additional testing was conducted. Results from the testing will be available in the next few days."
The election will be certified on Nov. 26. Auditor Charles Ross says if any race is tied or within the recount margin they will conduct hand recounts of those races. If any race is tied after the recount the winner is determined by a coin toss.
The 40-year-old man from Grandview faces charges of burglary, unlawful possession of firearms, attempting to elude, malicious mischief, driving on a suspended license, and two outstanding arrest warrants.
Drop boxes are located in Sunnyside and Toppenish. The boxes are also at Selah City Hall and Tieton Town Hall. There's also a drop box located across the street from the Yakima County courthouse on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.