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Kendall Le Van Hodson
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206-477-4111

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28
JAN

Online and mail voter registration deadline for February Special Election – January 31, 2022
The February Special election is quickly approaching with ballots due to drop boxes by 8 p.m. sharp or postmarked by Tuesday, February 8. The deadline to register to vote online or by mail (received, not postmarked) is Monday, January 31.

19
JAN

King County Elections Mails February Special Election Ballots to 1.1 Million Registered Voters
King County Elections (KCE) mailed ballots to over 1,150,00 registered voters across the county for the February 8, 2022 Special election. KCE projects a 32% turnout countywide in this election.

17
DEC

King County Elections Certifies December Recall Election 
King County Elections (KCE) certified the 2021 December Recall election on Friday, December 17. Seattle City Council District 3 voters returned 41,517 ballots for a turnout of 53.5%.

24
NOV

King County Elections Certifies November General Election, Plans for Recounts
King County Elections (KCE) certified the 2021 November General election on Tuesday, November 23. Over 616,000 voters returned their ballots, marking a countywide turnout of 44%. This turnout is in line with previous odd year elections with 2019’s turnout hitting 49% and 2017’s turnout of 43%.

17
NOV

King County Elections Mails Ballots for December Recall Election
King County Elections (KCE) mailed ballots to over 76,000 registered voters in Seattle City Council District 3 for the December 7 recall election. Only voters registered in Seattle City Council District 3 are eligible to vote in this election. They will be weighing in on the question of whether to recall City Councilmember Kshama Sawant.

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