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Come watch us process the November 5, 2019 General Election.

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.

Activity Dates
Accessible voting units available October 16 - November 5
Alternate format ballots October 21 - November 25
Ballot drop boxes October 17 - November 5
Ballot opening October 23 - November 25
Ballot review October 24 - November 25
Canvassing Board meetings See Canvassing Board page
Incoming ballot sort
October 21 - November 25
Logic and Accuracy test of mail ballot scanning and tabulation equipment October 22 at 1 p.m.
Mail ballot scanning October 24 - November 25
Provisional ballots November 12 - November 25
Signature verification and envelope review October 21 - November 25

TTY: Relay 711

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