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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.


The lede is the excerpt/summary. King County Elections mailed ballots today, April 6, to about 370,000 registered voters for the April 26 Special Election.

"Every vote is a part of the decision making process that impacts all of us," said Julie Wise, Director of King County Elections. "It's important to vote in every election and return your ballot as early as possible."

King County Elections has forecast a turnout of 29 percent for this election.

On special election ballots

This special election includes 11 ballot measures.

Options for returning ballots

Voters should read and follow directions on their ballots, sign the return envelope, and get ballots back before the April 26 election day deadline.

In-person voter registration deadline

Citizens not yet registered to vote in Washington state have until April 18 at 4:30 p.m. to register in person at King County Elections offices to vote in the April 26 Special Election:

  • King County Elections headquarters
  • 919 SW Grady Way
  • Renton, WA 98057
  • Open weekdays 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • King County Voter Registration Annex
  • 500 4th Avenue
  • Room 440
  • Seattle, WA 98104
  • Open weekdays 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Voters who don’t receive a ballot by April 11 or who have questions should call King County Elections at 206-296-VOTE (8683).


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