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Recent news releases


Deadline to Register Online or By Mail This Monday, October 26
King County Elections is reminding voters the deadline to register to vote online or by mail by is this coming Monday, October 26. In-person registration at one of King County Elections’ Vote Centers will still be available up until Election Day, November 3, at 8p.m. sharp.


Presidential Election 2020 Results Report Links
Results links are provided to configure media outlet's results reporting systems. Please note that no ballots have been tabulated and the numbers in the reports are generated at random. Links will be wiped on October 28 and starting October 29, no results will show in the links.


King County Elections, King County Library System and Black Diamond City Leaders Inaugurate the City’s First Ballot Drop Box at Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
The installment at Black Diamond Library is part of King County Elections’ initiative to improve voter access, especially across rural and underserved areas.


King County Elections Mails Nearly 1.4 Million Ballots for the General Election
King County Elections (KCE) mailed out nearly 1.4 million ballots to registered voters across King County today for this year’s General Election. King County is projecting 90% for this election, or approximately 1,287,000 ballots returned. This would be record-breaking turnout with the previous high of 85% in 2012.


King County Elections and King County Library System Announce Placement of New Drop Boxes Ahead of November General Election
King County Elections installed two new ballot drop boxes at the King County Library System’s (KCLS) Carnation and Black Diamond Libraries. These additions bring King County’s ballot drop box total to 72, serving nearly 1.4 million registered voters.


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