Watch your mailbox for General Election ballots
King County Elections mailed ballots to about 1.3 million registered voters for the November 8 General Election.
September 27 is National Voter Registration Day
The King County Department of Elections and community partners will be registering voters at more than 60 events across the county in honor of National Voter Registration Day.
King County finalizes August 2016 Primary Election results
King County Elections certified the final results of the August 2016 Primary Election today. Total voter turnout was 37% percent.
King County Elections and Community Partners kick-off General Election voter engagement
Today King County Elections, the Seattle Foundation and 22 community partners officially kicked-off voter outreach efforts for the November General Election. Together, they plan to reach between 20,000 and 40,000 limited-English speaking voters this fall.
Watch your mailbox for Primary Election ballots
King County Elections mailed ballots today, July 13, to over 1.2 million registered voters for the August 2 Primary Election. “Primary Elections are exciting because they determine who gets to move on to the General Election,” said Julie Wise, Director of King County Elections. “Make sure your voice gets heard and vote on the issues and candidates that impact your community.”
King County finalizes April 2016 Special Election results
King County Elections certified the final results of the April 26, 2016 Special Election today. Total voter turnout was 32% percent.
Watch your mailbox for Presidential Primary Election ballots
King County Elections mailed ballots today, May 4, to approximately 1.3 million registered voters for the May 24 Presidential Primary Election. “We want to be able to count every ballot received in this election,” said Julie Wise, Director of King County Elections. “In order to do that, all voters must not only sign the declaration on their envelope, but also declare a party preference when voting in this election.”
King County Elections and Seattle Foundation partner to fund community-based voter engagement
King County Elections and Seattle Foundation are teaming to make voting more accessible to communities who speak a language other than English. The project will provide more than $140,000 to community-based organizations this year to do voter engagement with Chinese, Korean, Latino, and Vietnamese communities across King County.
Today is the election day voting deadline
Today is the election day deadline for voters in Issaquah, Kent, Lake Washington and Vashon Island school districts as well as for the City of Maple Valley and six special purpose district measures throughout King County.
King County Elections proposes locations for 43 ballot drop boxes
Director of Elections Julie Wise has proposed locations for 43 ballot drop boxes in a plan to improve voter access across King County. The proposed locations will be considered by the King County Council in the coming weeks. Under the proposed plan 91.5% of King County residents will live within 3 miles of a ballot drop box.
Watch your mailbox for Special Election ballots
King County Elections mailed ballots Wednesday, April 6, to about 375,000 registered voters for the April 26 Special Election.
King County finalizes February 2016 Special Election results
King County Elections certified the final results of the February 9, 2016 Special Election today. Total voter turnout was 29% percent.
King County to quadruple ballot drop box locations and expand outreach
A proposal by King County Elections Director Julie Wise would quadruple the number of ballot drop-boxes across King County, from 10 to 40, and increase voter outreach in communities where English is not the primary audience. The County Council’s Budget Committee approved funding for the expansion today.