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.
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Recent news releases
Applications now open for 2019-2020 Voter Education Fund
The Voter Education Fund is a government, philanthropic and community partnership to remove barriers to voting in diverse communities. This cycle the Voter Education Fund will place a special emphasis on engaging people with disabilities, African American and Native American voters, and historically marginalized communities in South King County.
Watch your mailbox for Special Election ballots
King County Elections today mailed ballots for the February 12 special election.
Lyft is offering discounted rides to King County ballot drop boxes on Election Day
King County Elections is partnering with Lyft to offer a 50% discount code for rides to ballot drop box locations on Election Day.
Watch your mailbox for General Election ballots
King County Elections mailed ballots to about 1.3 million registered voters for the November 6 General Election. The department estimates a 60 percent voter turnout rate.
King County Elections wins 2018 Election Center Award for Best Practice
The Election Center announced today that King County Elections won its Democracy Award for the department’s 2017 media campaign, “Why Vote.” The campaign featured two powerful videos about the importance of voting and aired on a variety of digital platforms.