News Releases, Media Advisories, and Legal Notices
Notice of the November 8, 2022 General Election


A ballot will be mailed to all Thurston County voters with a current mailing address.

Registration Deadlines:

  • Mon, October 31: Deadline to register or update current registration by online, mail or other remote means.
  • Tues, November 8: Deadline to register/change address in person at the Thurston County Elections Office, Lacey Timberland Library Voting Center; The Evergreen State College student engagement HUB; Olympia, Tumwater, Yelm, or Tenino Timberland Libraries; or any Auditor's Office or voting center in the state

 Where to register, obtain a ballot and ask for more information:
  • Online: ThurstonWAVotes.gov or VoteWA.gov
  • Phone: 360.786.5408
  • Email: Elections@co.thurston.wa.us
  • In Person:
Thurston County Elections Office
2400 Evergreen Park Dr SW, Olympia, WA 98501
October 19th to November 7th
Monday – Friday, 8am – 4:30pm
Election Day, November 8th 
8am – 8pm
Lacey Timberland Library
500 College St SE, Lacey, WA 98501
October 31st to November 7th
Monday – Friday, 10am – 4:30pm
Election Day, November 8th
8am – 8pm

Voter Assistance @ Your Library – Timberland Libraries: Register to vote and download a ballot. These services are available Friday, November 4 and Monday, November 7 from 10 am – 4 pm and Election Day from 8 am to 8 pm. Locations are:

  • Olympia Timberland Library – 313 8th Ave SE
  • Tenino Timberland Library – 172 Central Ave W
  • Tumwater Timberland Library – 7023 New Market St SW, and
  • Yelm Timberland Library – 210 Prairie Park St NE


Voter Registration Forms: Available at all Thurston County Timberland Libraries, city/town halls, schools, fire stations, and licensing agencies.

Accessible Voting Assistance is available at the Thurston County Elections Office, 2400 Evergreen Park Dr SW, Olympia, beginning October 19, M - F, 8 am - 4:30 pm and on Election Day, November 8, 8 am - 8 pm or Lacey Timberland Library, 500 College St SE, Lacey, beginning October 31, M – F, 10 am – 4 pm and on Election Day 8 am – 8 pm, or call to arrange an appointment.

Post-Election Random Audit: This test is open to the public and ensures the tabulation system is counting ballots accurately, held Thurs, November 10 at 9:00 am at the Ballot Processing Center. Masks are required.

Post-Elections Risk Limiting Audit: This test is open to the public and demonstrates the accuracy of the election results, held Tue, November 15 at 9:00 am at the Ballot Processing Center. Masks are required.

Meetings to canvass ballots and finalize the election are open to the public. Meetings are held, Thurs, November 17 at 3:00 pm, Mon, November 21 at 4:00 pm, Mon, November 28 at 2:00 pm and Tue, November 29 at 12:30 pm at the Ballot Processing Center. Masks are required. Contact our office for more information.

Ballot Processing Center: 2905 29th Ave SW Ste F, Tumwater, WA 98512. Masks are required.

Disabilities: Citizens with disabilities requiring special accommodation should contact Tillie Naputi-Pullar, 360.786.5408 or Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing:  711 Washington Relay.

 
Dated this 19th of October 2022
Thurston County Auditor's Office