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Vote 2020

Need information about the 2020 Election? We’ve got it! The 2020 election has a lot of important local and national positions and ballot measures in both the primary and general elections.  Here are a few dates you should mark down first:

Primary Election:
August 4: Deadline for in-person voter registration and updates (up to 8:00 pm).
August 4: Primary – Returned ballots must be postmarked or deposit your ballot in an official drop box by 8 pm on Election Day.

Secretary of State Certified Election Results

General Election:
October 16: Start of 18-day voting period (through Election Day). Ballots are mailed out and Accessible Voting Units (AVUs) are available at voting centers.
October 26: LAST DAY for online and mail voter registration and updates! These must be received 8 days before Election Day. You are still able to register to vote and update your voter registration in person during business hours and any time before 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.
October 29: Unofficial, it is recommended that if mailing in your ballot, you return it by the Friday before Election Day to ensure it is postmarked by Election Day.
November 3: Deadline for Washington State voter registration or updates (in person only).
November 3: General Election – Returned ballots must be postmarked or deposit your ballot in an official drop box by 8 pm on Election Day.

Not registered, or not sure if you’re registered to vote?
Go to VoteWA.gov now

We’ve compiled some handy voter resources for both King and Pierce Counties, check them out on our:

Auburn Examiner Voter Resources page

What to Expect on Your November 2020 Ballot

President of the United States (4-year term, Federal) 
Joseph R. Biden / Kamala D. Harris (D)
Donald J. Trump/ Michael R. Pence (D)
Jo Jorgensen/ Jeremy “Spike” Cohen (L)
Howie Hawkins/ Angela Walker (G)
Gloria La Riva/ Sunil Freeman (S & L)
Alyson Kennedy/ Malcolm M. Jarrett (Socialist Workers Party)

The Auburn Examiner will be focusing on Washington state elections.  While the Presidential election is obviously a big deal, there are more than enough resources out there for voters to utilize.  Click here for some resources.

The following are races that are specific to Auburn. Here is a complete list of candidates. 

8th Congressional District Representative
(2-year term, Federal)
Dr. Kim Schrier (D)
Jesse Jensen (R)

Governor (4-year term, State
Jay Inslee (D)
Loren Culp (R)

Lt. Governor (4-year term, State)
Denny Heck (D)
Marko Liias (D)
Joshua Freed (R) – running a write-in campaign

Secretary of State (4-year term, State)
Kim Wyman (R)
Gael Tarleton (D)

Treasurer
(4-year term, State)
Mike Pellicciotti (D)
Duane Davidson (R)

State Auditor (4-year term, State)
Pat (Patrice) McCarthy (D)
Chris Leyba (R)

Attorney General (4-year term, State)
Bob Ferguson (D)
Matt Larkin (R)

Commissioner of Public Lands (4-year term, State)
Hillary Franz (D)
Sue Kuehl Pederson (R)

Superintendent of Public Instruction (4-year term, State)
Chris Reykdal (nonpartisan)
Maia Espinoza (nonpartisan)

Insurance Commissioner (4-year term, State)
Mike Kreidler (D)
Chirayu Avinash Patel (R)

30th Legislative District Representative, Position 1 (2-year term, State)
Jamila Taylor (D)
Martin A. Moore (R)

30th Legislative District Representative, Position 2 (2-year term, State)
Jesse Johnson (D)
Jack Walsh (R)

31st Legislative District Representative, Position 1 (2-year term, State)
Drew Stokesbary (R)
Katie Young (D)

31st Legislative District Representative, Position 2 (2-year term, State)
Eric E. Robertson (R)
Thomas R. Clark (D)

47th Legislative District Representative, Position 1 (2-year term, State)
Debra Entenman (D)
Kyle Lyebyedyev (R)

47th Legislative District Representative, Position 2 (2-year term, State)
Pat Sullivan (D)
Ted Cooke (R)

Pierce County Executive:( 4-year term) (Pierce County Residents Only)
Bruce Dammeier (R)
Larry Seaquist (D)

Pierce County Sheriff (4-year term) (Pierce County Residents Only)
Ed Troyer (nonpartisan)
Cyndie Fajardo (nonpartisan)

Pierce County Council, Position No 2 (Pierce County Residents Only)
Sarah Rumbaugh (D)
Hans Zeiger (R)

Ballot Measures & Initiatives

2020 Ballot Measure Certification

Referendum Measure No. 90

Advisory Vote No. 32 –  Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill 5323

Advisory Vote No. 33 – Substitute Senate Bill 5628

Advisory Vote No. 34 – Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill 6492

Advisory Vote No. 35 – Engrossed Senate Bill 6690

Engrossed Senate Joint Resolution No. 8212