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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:
July 17: Start of 18-day voting period (through Election Day). Ballots are mailed out and Accessible Voting Units (AVUs) are available at voting centers.
July 27: 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.
August 31: 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.
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.

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 now

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

Voter Resources page

What’s on the Ballot?

President of the United States (4-year term, Federal)
President Donald Trump.  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.

What to Expect on Your August 2020 Ballot:

8th Congressional District Representative (2-year term, Federal)
Rep. Kim Schrier, M.D. (D)

9th Congressional District Representative (2-year term, Federal)
Rep. Adam Smith (D)

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

Lt. Governor (4-year term, State)
Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib (D)

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

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

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

Attorney General (4-year term, State)
AG Bob Ferguson (D)

Commissioner of Public Lands (4-year term, State)
Commissioner Hillary Franz (D)

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

Insurance Commissioner (4-year term, State)
Commissioner Mike Kreidler (D)

30th Legislative District Representative, Position 1 (2-year term, State)
Rep. Mike Pellicciotti (D)

30th Legislative District Representative, Position 2 (2-year term, State)
Rep. Jesse Johnson (D)

31st Legislative District Representative, Position 1 (2-year term, State)
Rep. Drew Stokesbary (R)

31st Legislative District Representative, Position 2 (2-year term, State)
Rep. Morgan Irwin (R) –

47th Legislative District Representative, Position 1 (2-year term, State)
Rep. Debra Entenman (D)

47th Legislative District Representative, Position 2 (2-year term, State)
Rep. Pat Sullivan (D)

Pierce County Sheriff (4-year term) (Pierce County Residents Only)
Paul A. Pastor

Ballot Measures

The majority of this year’s ballot measures and initiatives will be on the general election ballot.  Depending on where you live, you may have the following ballot measures on your primary ballot:

South King Fire & Rescue
Proposition No. 1
Levy of General Tax $3,750,000 for Maintenance and Operations

Mountain View Fire and Rescue
Proposition No. 1
Levy of General Tax for Maintenance and Operations

 

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