Kendall Le Van Hodson
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Recent news releases
King County Elections and Seattle Foundation Now Accepting Applications for 2023-2024 Voter Education Fund
The Voter Education Fund is a government, philanthropic and community partnership aiming to remove barriers to voting among marginalized communities. The 2023-2024 cycle of the Voter Education Fund prioritizes the engagement of historically excluded communities in King County.
King County Elections Mails February Special Election Ballots to Participating Voters
King County Elections (KCE) mailed ballots to registered voters in the City of Seattle and Enumclaw School District for the February 14, 2023 Special election. KCE projects a 33% turnout for this election.
King County Mails Ballots to Nearly 1.4 Million Voters, Launches Ballot Alerts
King County Elections (KCE) mailed out nearly 1.4 million ballots to registered voters across King County today for this year’s General Election. KCE also announced the launch of ballot alerts - text and email notifications that alert voters as their ballot makes its way through the process.
ADVISORY: Elections Director Wise and Executive Constantine Host Press Conference to Kick Off Voting in 2022 Midterm Election
King County Elections (KCE) Director Julie Wise and King County Executive Dow Constantine will hold a joint press conference to highlight what voters need to know to confidently cast their ballot and election security measures on Wednesday, October 19.
King County Elections Nationally Recognized as Leaders in Election Transparency and Efficiency
King County Elections (KCE) was honored by the Election Center, the National Association of Election Officials, with two awards in the organization’s annual Professional Practice Paper Awards for 2022.