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New ballot drop box locations in South King County offer voters convenience and accessibility


"The new ballot drop box locations will make it easier for South King County residents to have their voices heard."


Councilmember Upthegrove is joined by
King County Elections Director Julie Wise in front of the
 new ballot drop by at the Valley View Library in SeaTac.

New permanent ballot drop boxes in SeaTac and Renton are now accepting voter’s ballots for the Aug. 2 Primary Election. Drop boxes are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week until 8:00 pm on August 2nd. No postage is required at the drop box locations.

“Voting is the cornerstone of democracy and it’s important that everyone is able to participate,” said Metropolitan King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove. “The new ballot drop box locations will make it easier for South King County residents to have their voices heard.”

“These new drop boxes are the result of an amazing partnership between the Department of Elections, the King County Council, the Executive, the Seattle and King County library systems, and numerous other property owners” said Julie Wise, King County Elections Director. “This election, voters will have more options than ever to return their ballot by August 2.”

South King County locations include:

• Burien: City of Burien Town Square Park (Corner of 5th Avenue SW & SW 152nd St)
400 SW 152nd St
Burien, WA 98166

• Kent: Regional Justice Center (near parking garage entrance)
401 4th Ave N
Kent, WA 98032

• SeaTac: Valley View Library
17850 Military Rd S
SeaTac, WA 98188

• Renton: Fairwood Library
17009 140th Ave SE
Renton, WA 98058

King County Elections
919 SW Grady Way
Renton, WA 98057

An additional 14 ballot boxes will be installed in time for the November general election, bringing the countywide total to 43. Visit the King County Elections website to view a full list of ballot box locations.

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