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Halei Watkins
Communications Officer

Kendall Le Van Hodson
Chief of Staff


Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Election day from 8 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.

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Recent news releases


King County Elections and the Seattle Foundation Grant Over $1 Million to Community-Based Organizations for Civic Engagement and Voter Registration
The Voter Education Fund is a government, philanthropic, and community partnership that aims to increase voter turnout and registration in historically disenfranchised communities. In the 2023-2024 cycle, King County Elections and Seattle Foundation will provide multi-year grants to 21 organizations and seed-level grants to ten others.


King County Elections to Host Virtual Workshops for Candidates on How to Run for Office
King County Elections (KCE) will host four virtual workshops for those interested in running for office. Information covered will include how to file for office, key deadlines, submitting your local voters’ pamphlet statement, voter lists, and much more. The Public Disclosure Commission (PDC) will join each session to go over basic campaign disclosure requirements.


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.


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