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Recent news releases


King County Elections Announces Plans for Two Results Postings for Friday, November 8
King County Elections will release two results posting on Friday, November 8. Following these posts, King County is estimating only approximately 5% of ballots will remain to be counted.


Online and mail voter registration deadline --Monday, October 28 for the November General Election
Those who wish to vote in the November 5 General election have until Monday, October 28 to register online or have their mailed registration form received by King County Elections.


Watch your mailbox for General Election ballots
King County Elections mailed ballots and local voters’ pamphlets today, October 16, to over 1.3 million registered voters for the November 5 General Election. Any voter who has not received their ballot by Monday, October 21 should call King County Elections at 206-296-VOTE (8683).


Celebrate National Voter Registration Day on September 24
New voter registration laws make it easier than ever to participate in National Voter Registration Day. From pre-registration for 16 and 17 year olds to same day voter registration, our state continues to reduce barriers to registering and exercising one’s most fundamental right – the right to vote.


King County Elections, Seattle Seahawks and CenturyLink Field Announce Partnership to Drive Voter Registration and Voter Turnout
King County Elections, the Seattle Seahawks, and CenturyLink Field announce a partnership to promote the importance of voting and voter registration throughout the season. The Seahawks and CenturyLink Field are welcoming Elections staff to two games this season to register voters and encourage fans to cast their ballots in this year’s general election.


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