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King County has about 1.24 million registered voters, a number that continues to grow each month. King County is the largest jurisdiction in the United States to conduct all elections by mail.

Led by Julie Wise, King County Elections is staffed by approximately 70 dedicated and hard working full-time employees who have a strong sense of pride and commitment to the work they do. Working in collaboration with the Executive and Council, Elections has implemented more than 300 reforms since 2004. We continually work to establish open and transparent processes.


To be the leader in providing inclusive elections.


We conduct fair, open and accurate elections.

2016 - 2018 Priorities

Voter Access

Actively identify and work to remove barriers to voting at both the individual and community level.


Strengthen relationships with community and governmental partners.

Employee Development

Create a culture of professional growth and development, openness and inclusion.

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