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Kendall Le Van Hodson
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Recent news releases


Voter Education Fund Invests Nearly $1 Million in Diverse Communities
The Voter Education Fund is a government, philanthropic and community partnership led by King County Elections and Seattle Foundation to remove barriers to voting in underserved and underrepresented communities. A total of 39 organizations are receiving $950,000 in grants to increase voter engagement in underserved communities.


Second Highest Number of Candidates File for Office in King County
The full list of candidates running for office in 2019 is now available online


King County Elections Braces for a Record Number of Candidates Running for Office
More than 700 candidates are expected to run for office in King County this year.


Watch your mailbox for Special Election ballots
King County Elections today mailed ballots for the April 23 special election.


Applications now open for 2019-2020 Voter Education Fund
The Voter Education Fund is a government, philanthropic and community partnership to remove barriers to voting in diverse communities. This cycle the Voter Education Fund will place a special emphasis on engaging people with disabilities, African American and Native American voters, and historically marginalized communities in South King County.


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