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Recent news releases


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).


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