King County Election Certifies the 2020 General Election Results, Confirms Record-Breaking Turnout at Over 86%
King County Elections (KCE) certified the county’s 2020 general election results, marking the official end of vote counting. Out of 1.4 million registered voters in King County, 86.67% turned out this election, breaking the last record of 85% in 2012.
Media Availability – King County Elections Director Julie Wise, Executive Constantine, Seattle Seahawks, and CenturyLink Field Executive David Young Open CenturyLink Field Vote Center & Discuss What Voters Need to Know to Cast Their Ballot
King County Elections is opening six Vote Center locations on Saturday, October 31 to serve voters ahead of Tuesday’s Election Day. Voters who still need to get registered, get a replacement ballot, or receive assistance may visit a Vote Center on Saturday, Monday, or Tuesday to get the help they need to make their voice heard.
King County Elections to Open Six Vote Center Locations Beginning on Saturday to Serve Voters Across the County
King County Elections is opening six Vote Center locations this Saturday, October 31, in addition to the Vote Center location at Elections Headquarters in Renton. Voters who need to register, update their address, get a replacement ballot, or receive other assistance can come to any of these locations in person to receive assistance.
King County Elections, CenturyLink Field, and Seattle Seahawks Open Vote Center This Saturday at CenturyLink Field Event Center
Voters who still need to register to vote, get a replacement ballot, or receive other assistance in casting their ballot can visit CenturyLink Field Event Center on Saturday, October 31, Monday, November 2, and Tuesday, November 3.
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.
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.
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.
King County Elections Issues Challenge to Reach 90% Turnout in General Election
King County Elections is challenging voters to hit 90% turnout in the November General election. King County voters have consistently outperformed turnout expectations over the last year, including surpassing expectations by 13% in the August Primary. 90% turnout would be record-breaking, with a previous high of 85% in the 2012 General election.
King County Elections Certifies Primary Election, Looks Ahead to General
On Tuesday, August 18, King County Elections certified the final results for the 2020 Primary election and is already hard at work planning for high voter turnout in the November General. Turnout in King County surpassed projections and surged on Election Day, reaching 56%.
Online and mail voter registration deadline -- Monday, July 27 for Primary Election
Those who wish to vote in the August 4 Primary election have until Monday, July 27 to register online or have their mailed registration form received by King County Elections.
Primary Election Logic & Accuracy Test Tomorrow at 1 pm
King County Elections will perform the county's official logic and accuracy testing on ballot counting and processing equipment at 1 p.m. tomorrow, July 21, at the King County Elections office, 919 SW Grady Way in Renton.
Watch your mailbox for Primary Election ballots
King County Elections mailed ballots and voters’ pamphlets today, July 15, to over 1.34 million registered voters for the August 4 Primary Election. Any voter who has not received their ballot by Monday, July 20 should call King County Elections at 206-296-VOTE (8683).
Candidate filing week approaches - May 11-May 15
Candidates looking to run for office this year will have the opportunity to put their name on the ballot during the upcoming filing week of May 11 through May 15, 2020. For the first time ever, all candidates across the state will use the Secretary of State’s new VoteWA candidate filing portal.
Watch your mailbox for Presidential Primary ballot
King County Elections mailed ballots today, February 19, to over 1.35 million registered voters for the March 10 Presidential Primary. Any voter who has not received their ballot by Monday, February 24 should call King County Elections at 206-296-VOTE (8683).
Online and mail voter registration deadline -- Monday, February 3 for the February Election
Those who wish to vote in the February 11 special election have until Monday, February 3 to register online or have their mailed registration form received by King County Elections.
February Special Election Logic And Accuracy Test Tomorrow
King County Elections will perform the county's official logic and accuracy testing on ballot counting and processing equipment at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, January 28 at the King County Elections office, 919 SW Grady Way in Renton.
King County Elections Director Julie Wise to be sworn in for second term on Tuesday, January 7
Following a resounding re-election in November, Julie Wise will be sworn in for her second term as King County Director of Elections by Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu. Other speakers include King County Executive Dow Constantine and the founder and Executive Director of Mujer Al Volante, Jaqueline Garcia.