Kendall Le Van Hodson
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Recent news releases
What’s on the ballot in the 2022 August Primary
The full list of candidates running for office in 2022 is now available online.
Candidate filing week approaches - May 16-20
The candidate filing week for 2022 begins on Monday, May 16 and closes on Friday, May 20. The deadline to withdraw one's candidacy is Monday, May 23.
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.
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.
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%.