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Kendall Le Van Hodson
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Recent news releases


King County Elections Announces Recount Plans
Following certification of results last week, King County Elections will hold recounts for City Council positions in Bothell, Redmond, and Mercer Island on Wednesday, December 4th and Thursday, December 5th.


King County Certifies General Election 2019, Announces Recounts in Three Races
On Tuesday, November 26, King County Elections certified the final results for the 2019 General Election and began preparations for recounts for races in Bothell, Mercer Island, and Redmond.


King County Elections Announces Plans for Two Results Postings for Friday, November 8
King County Elections will release two results posting on Friday, November 8. Following these posts, King County is estimating only approximately 5% of ballots will remain to be counted.


Online and mail voter registration deadline --Monday, October 28 for the November General Election
Those who wish to vote in the November 5 General election have until Monday, October 28 to register online or have their mailed registration form received by King County Elections.


Watch your mailbox for General Election ballots
King County Elections mailed ballots and local voters’ pamphlets today, October 16, to over 1.3 million registered voters for the November 5 General Election. Any voter who has not received their ballot by Monday, October 21 should call King County Elections at 206-296-VOTE (8683).


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