Kendall Le Van Hodson
Chief of Staff
Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Election day from 8 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Please call ahead so that we can accommodate your visit and arrange for media badges to be prepared. Remember that blue and black pens are not allowed in many areas of the building. Red pens are fine – they can’t be viewed by our ballot scanning machines and ensure the vote processing area remains secure.
Recent news releases
September 27 is National Voter Registration Day
The King County Department of Elections and community partners will be registering voters at more than 60 events across the county in honor of National Voter Registration Day.
King County Elections and Community Partners kick-off General Election voter engagement
Today King County Elections, the Seattle Foundation and 22 community partners officially kicked-off voter outreach efforts for the November General Election. Together, they plan to reach between 20,000 and 40,000 limited-English speaking voters this fall.
Watch your mailbox for Primary Election ballots
King County Elections mailed ballots today, July 13, to over 1.2 million registered voters for the August 2 Primary Election. “Primary Elections are exciting because they determine who gets to move on to the General Election,” said Julie Wise, Director of King County Elections. “Make sure your voice gets heard and vote on the issues and candidates that impact your community.”
King County finalizes April 2016 Special Election results
King County Elections certified the final results of the April 26, 2016 Special Election today. Total voter turnout was 32% percent.
Watch your mailbox for Presidential Primary Election ballots
King County Elections mailed ballots today, May 4, to approximately 1.3 million registered voters for the May 24 Presidential Primary Election. “We want to be able to count every ballot received in this election,” said Julie Wise, Director of King County Elections. “In order to do that, all voters must not only sign the declaration on their envelope, but also declare a party preference when voting in this election.”