Accessible Voting

February 12, 2019 Special Election


The Thurston County Courthouse, Auditor's Office is a voting center beginning January 23, 2019 for the February 12, 2019 Special Election.

Our office is open:

  • Monday - Friday from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Election Day: Tuesday, February 12, from 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Election staff will be on site to offer assistance to voters who request it.

Click here for directions.

Click here to visit the Secretary of State's website: Information for Voters with Disabilities.


What is the AutoMARK?   

The AutoMARK
TM is a voting assistance device that enables voters who cannot otherwise read or mark their ballots to vote independently and secretly.

The device does not count or produce a ballot. Users must bring their own ballot.

AutoMARK™ Availability

We have AutoMARK machines available 20 days before Election Day located at the Auditors office or upon request.

Ballot Drop Box Locations

Sample Ballot Drop Box Picture




Public Service Announcement Videos


Click Here for ​Public Service Announcement Videos

Topics covered include: What is the AutoMARK?, AutoMARK General Information, AutoMARK locations and personal testimonials.


Voting Accessibility Advisory Committee (VAAC)


The VAAC advises the Auditor's Office on ways to increase voter access to elections information and programs. Click here to learn more about the VAAC and the committee's current members.