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Recent news releases


King County Council approves prepaid postage request
King County Elections moves forward with prepaid postage for 2018 elections.


Voter Education Fund invests more than $460,000 in 33 organizations to increase civic engagement and participation
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. Through this partnership, 33 organizations are receiving grants totaling more than $460,000 to increase voter engagement in underserved communities.


Watch your mailbox for April Special Election ballots
King County Elections today mailed ballots for the April 24 special election.


King County Elections Director requests funding to provide ballots with prepaid postage to all voters
King County Elections is requesting funds from the County Council to provide all voters with mail-in ballots that have prepaid postage starting this year.


Applications now open for 2018 Voter Education Fund
The Voter Education Fund is a government, philanthropic and community partnership to remove barriers to voting in diverse communities. This year the Voter Education Fund will place a special emphasis on engaging voters experiencing homelessness and reinstated voters who have been convicted of a felony.


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