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 ballot processing area remains secure.
Recent news releases
King County Elections Tests Pre-paid Postage for February Special Election
King County Elections is testing out pre-paid postage on ballot return envelopes for the special elections in Maple Valley and the Shoreline School District.
Watch your mailbox for General Election ballots
King County Elections mailed ballots to about 1.3 million registered voters for the November 8 General Election.
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.”