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
King County Elections and Seattle Foundation partner to fund community-based voter engagement
King County Elections and Seattle Foundation are teaming to make voting more accessible to communities who speak a language other than English. The project will provide more than $140,000 to community-based organizations this year to do voter engagement with Chinese, Korean, Latino, and Vietnamese communities across King County.
Today is the election day voting deadline
Today is the election day deadline for voters in Issaquah, Kent, Lake Washington and Vashon Island school districts as well as for the City of Maple Valley and six special purpose district measures throughout King County.
King County Elections proposes locations for 43 ballot drop boxes
Director of Elections Julie Wise has proposed locations for 43 ballot drop boxes in a plan to improve voter access across King County. The proposed locations will be considered by the King County Council in the coming weeks. Under the proposed plan 91.5% of King County residents will live within 3 miles of a ballot drop box.
Watch your mailbox for Special Election ballots
King County Elections mailed ballots Wednesday, April 6, to about 375,000 registered voters for the April 26 Special Election.