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Recent news releases


King County Elections Certifies Mandatory Hand Recount for Washington’s 5th Legislative District Seat
Upon completing the recount, state Senate candidate Mark Mullet has 58 more votes than candidate Ingrid Anderson. Prior to the recount, there was a 57-ballot difference.


King County Election Certifies the 2020 General Election Results, Confirms Record-Breaking Turnout at Over 86%
King County Elections (KCE) certified the county’s 2020 general election results, marking the official end of vote counting. Out of 1.4 million registered voters in King County, 86.67% turned out this election, breaking the last record of 85% in 2012.


Media Availability – King County Elections Director Julie Wise, Executive Constantine, Seattle Seahawks, and CenturyLink Field Executive David Young Open CenturyLink Field Vote Center & Discuss What Voters Need to Know to Cast Their Ballot
King County Elections is opening six Vote Center locations on Saturday, October 31 to serve voters ahead of Tuesday’s Election Day. Voters who still need to get registered, get a replacement ballot, or receive assistance may visit a Vote Center on Saturday, Monday, or Tuesday to get the help they need to make their voice heard.


King County Elections to Open Six Vote Center Locations Beginning on Saturday to Serve Voters Across the County
King County Elections is opening six Vote Center locations this Saturday, October 31, in addition to the Vote Center location at Elections Headquarters in Renton. Voters who need to register, update their address, get a replacement ballot, or receive other assistance can come to any of these locations in person to receive assistance.


King County Elections, CenturyLink Field, and Seattle Seahawks Open Vote Center This Saturday at CenturyLink Field Event Center
Voters who still need to register to vote, get a replacement ballot, or receive other assistance in casting their ballot can visit CenturyLink Field Event Center on Saturday, October 31, Monday, November 2, and Tuesday, November 3.


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