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Courthouse Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Election Day Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

NEW Election Deadlines to Register to Vote effective June 30, 2019:

Washington State is implementing Same Day Voter Registration beginning with the 2019 August Primary Election. You may register to vote and update your registration online, by mail, and voter registration drive up to 8 days prior to Election Day. Please note, your information must be in our office by this deadline, not postmarked. You may register to vote and update your registration in person up to 8 p.m. on Election Day.

Petition for Election to Approve or Reject a Port of Port Townsend 20 Year Levy

Approximately 2,330 signatures were collected on a "Petition for Election to Approve or Reject a Port of Port Townsend 20 Year Levy". All petition pages to be checked were turned into the Auditor's office by June 19, 2019. The petition needs 1,643 valid signatures to be sufficient. This number is 8% of the 20,539 voters who voted in the 2016 General Governor's race. 

Our office will begin checking signatures in the Auditor's office on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 beginning at 10:00 a.m. Depending on staffing and other office needs that may interrupt the process periodically, we anticipate this process to go into Wednesday, July 3rd and possibly Friday, July 5th. The public is welcome to observe the process.

Current Election Results - not available until 8/6/19

Next Election - August 6, 2019, Primary

Resolutions submitted for Primary election:

BOCC resolution No. 22-19 for East Jefferson Fire Rescue - Expand it's Board of Commissioners from three persons to five persons.

Important Dates:

  • May 10:   Cutoff date for ballot resolutions.
  • Jun 21:    Military & Overseas Ballots mailed by this date.
  • Jul 16:     Official Logic & Accuracy test. Time: 3:30 p.m, Location: Election Processing Center.
  • Jul 17:     Domestic Ballots mailed by this date.
  • Jul 29:     Last day for new voter registrations and updates online, by mail and registration drives.
  • Aug 6:     Last day for new registrations and updates in person: 8:00 p.m. Election Day.
  • Aug 6:    Election Day (Results at 8:00 p.m.).
  • Aug 9:    Additional Ballots Counted by 4:00 p.m. (Date may change depending on volume).
  • Aug 19:  County Canvassing Board pre-certification meeting - 12:30 p.m. in the Election Processing Center.
    • Draft Agenda - available 24 hours prior to meeting.
  • Aug 20:   County Canvassing Board certification meeting - 1:00 p.m. in the Election Processing Center.
    • Draft Agenda - available 24 hours prior to meeting.

TBD = To Be Determined

The Election Processing Center is located on the 1st floor of the County Courthouse in the Auditor's Office.

Ballot drop boxes available for the current election

NO Electioneering within 25 ft. of drop boxes

Your Ballot and other election information

Voting in two places, or attempting to vote twice, is a felony.

You may only vote once; If you received a ballot from your current county, AND received one from your previous state or county DO NOT vote the one from your previous state or county!

What's on your ballot?

Your residence address determines which candidates and measures will be on your ballot.

  • For a customized ballot showing only what is on your ballot, click on the MyBallot link in the green side bar.
  • To see all candidates, measures and/or issues, click on the Online Voters' Guide in the green side bar.

Receive it, Vote it, Sign it, Send it - click here for more information.

Other election related information:

Sample Ballot 

Notice of Election - available 3 weeks prior to election

Public Disclosure Commission

Optical Scan Security Plan to begin final processing the day before the election

Election System Security

Accessible Voting Information:

Voter Accessibility Advisory Committee - VAAC

More Information about Accessible Voting

How to use the AutoMark - Video courtesy of Thurston County Elections. Please contact Jefferson County Elections with questions, 360.385.9117.

DASH - Disability Awareness Starts Here 

Jefferson County Council of the Blind

Other Information

How to Challenge a Voter Registration

Elected Officials - updated 3/15/19

Election Observer Training (2018)

Archived Election Files (1985 - 2006) Click on Auditor

Archived Oaths of Office (1976 - 2009) Click on Auditor

Oaths of Office (2010 -  current)

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