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Halei Watkins
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hawatkins@kingcounty.gov
206-477-4111

Kendall Le Van Hodson
Chief of Staff
kendall.levanhodson@kingcounty.gov
206-477-4111

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Recent news releases

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SEP

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.

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SEP

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.

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AUG

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%.

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JUL

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.

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JUL

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.

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