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What you need to know for Election Day

Ballots must be postmarked by Tuesday, or placed in a drop box or returned to your county elections department by 8 p.m. Questions? Read on.

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On the ballot: Seattle’s mayoral race, city-council races in Seattle and Bellevue, county-council races in King and Snohomish counties, Seattle Public Schools board races, Port of Seattle commissioner races and a King County parks levy, to name a few.

Voting deadline: The election is mail-only. Ballots must be postmarked by Tuesday, put in a drop box or returned in person to your county elections department by 8 p.m. Be sure to sign the ballot envelope.

Not registered? You missed the deadline for this election. You have eight days before the election to register in person or 29 days to mail in a registration form.

Get a ballot: If you lost your ballot or never received one, in King County call 206-296-8683. In Snohomish County call 425-388-3444.

Drop boxes: Ballots placed in drop boxes or drop-off vans do not require postage.

For the list of locations in King County:

Locations in Snohomish County:

Voting centers: For disabled voters unable to vote by mail, accessible voting centers are available at King County Elections in Renton, Bellevue City Hall and Union Station in Seattle. Hours: Call 206-296-8683 or see

In Snohomish County, accessible centers are at the Auditor’s Office in Everett and the Lynnwood Sno-Isle Library. For more information:

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