King County Elections (KCE) has mailed out over 1.4 million ballots to registered voters across King County for the 2021 primary election. KCE is projecting 40% turnout for this election.
If you still haven’t received your ballot yet, call KCE at 206-296-VOTE (8683).
This year’s primary election will feature 214 candidates and seven ballot measures.
The following are the AAPI candidates on the ballot.
King County, Executive
Metropolitan King County, Council District No. 9
City of Bellevue, Council Position No. 2
City of Clyde Hill, Council Position No. 5
City of Des Moines, Council Position No. 7
Yoshiko Grace Matsui
City of Federal Way, Council Position No. 4
City of Federal Way, Council Position No. 6
City of Issaquah, Council Position No. 5
City of Newcastle, Council Position No. 7
City of Renton, Council Position No. 1
City of Sammamish, Council Position No. 1
City of SeaTac, Council Position No. 6
City of Seattle, Mayor
Town of Yarrow Point, Council Position No. 5
Seattle School District No. 4, Director District No. 4
Vivian Song Maritz
Mercer Island School District No. 400, Director Position No. 2
Bellevue School District No. 405, Director District No. 3
Bellevue School District No. 405, Director District No. 5
Northshore School District No. 417, Director District No. 5
Jasmine Lee Fry
Ballots must be postmarked by Election Day, Aug. 3, or returned to one of the 73 drop boxes locations across the county. Drop boxes are open 24 hours, seven days a week until 8 p.m. sharp on Election Day.
The deadline to register to vote online is July 26. Voters can register and vote through 8 p.m. on Election Day at any of KCE’s Vote Center locations.
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