Lumen Field and the Seattle Seahawks partner with King County Elections for the third consecutive year to host a Vote Center at Lumen Field Event Center, providing voters with in-person assistance from Elections staff. Opening this Saturday, October 30, Lumen Field Event Center is one of five locations spread throughout King County where voters can go to register to vote, get a replacement ballot, or use an assistive voting device to cast a private, secure ballot through 8 p.m. on Election Day, November 2.
“Lumen Field and the Seattle Seahawks are committed to ensuring that every fan and every voter has a voice, no matter where they stand on the issues. We have opened our doors to Elections to provide a space for our community to come get the help they need to feel confident in casting their vote,” said David Young, Seahawks Chief Operating Officer.
Other Vote Center locations include Bellevue College, Kent and Kenmore City Halls, Federal Way Performing Arts & Event Center, Elections HQ in Renton. There is also a student engagement hub located in the Husky Union Building on the University of Washington Seattle campus for students to receive assistance. Students at the University of Washington Bothell can also print a replacement ballot at the Activities & Recreation Center on campus.
“Vote Centers are key to providing inclusive elections and ensuring that voters can register to vote through Election Day. We’re incredibly grateful to Lumen Field and the Seattle Seahawks for providing our voters with such an accessible space to get their questions answered and make their voice heard,” stated Julie Wise, King County Director of Elections.
Vote Centers will be open on Saturday, October 30 from 10 am to 4 pm; Monday, November 1 from 8:30 am to 6 pm, and Election Day, November 2 from 8:30 am to 8 pm sharp. Voters who need to come in-person are encouraged to visit one of these locations on Saturday as lines are expected on Monday and Election Day.