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To help slow the spread of CoVID-19, customer service operations of King County Elections will be going virtual starting Monday, March 16th until further notice. Please email elections@kingcounty.gov or give us a call at 206-296-VOTE (8683) if you need additional assistance.

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Observers from both political parties are requested to be on site for every election as added assurance of oversight and accountability. If you would like to be an observer, please contact the political party with which you affiliate. Elections are also monitored and formally reviewed periodically by the Secretary of State’s office .

Activities take place at King County Elections headquarters.

August 4, 2020 Primary Election

Activity Dates
Accessible voting units available July 15 – August 4
Alternate format ballots July 20 – August 17
Ballot drop boxes July 16 – August 4
Ballot opening July 22 – August 17
Ballot review July 23 – August 17
Canvassing Board meetings See Canvassing Board page
Incoming ballot sort
July 20 – August 17
Logic and Accuracy test of mail ballot scanning and tabulation equipment July 21 at 1 p.m.
Mail ballot scanning July 23 – August 17
Provisional ballots August 7 – August 17
Signature verification and envelope review July 20 – August 17

TTY: Relay 711

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