2011 News Releases
Nov. 292011 General Election Results Certified
King County Elections this morning certified the results of the 2011 General Election. Voters returned more than 580,000 ballots for a final turnout of 53.6* percent, slightly exceeding the initial projection.
Nov. 15Contact King County Elections to resolve signature issues
King County Elections has processed about 450,000 ballots as of this morning for the Nov. 8 General Election, with approximately 100,000 remaining to be processed. As in all elections, staff cannot open some ballots because of voter signature issues.
Oct. 28Ballot mailing delay for some Eastside voters
The Elections Department has identified about 11,000 Eastside voters whose ballots were not sent out among the 1.1 million General Election ballots mailed on Oct. 19. Ballots are being mailed to these voters tomorrow and they should receive them in the mail early next week.
Oct. 26Registration Deadline for New Voters Oct. 31
Halloween marks a key registration deadline for the November General Election. King County residents not currently registered to vote in Washington can register in person at the King County Elections office or the Voter Registration Annex through 4:30 p.m. on Monday, October 31.
Oct. 18Ballots Mailed Oct. 19
Nearly 1.1 million ballots will be mailed to voters via the U.S. Postal Service tomorrow and will be arriving soon in mailboxes throughout King County.