News Releases, Media Advisories, and Legal Notices
Notice of the February 12, 2019 Special Election

A ballot will be mailed to all Thurston County voters residing in the participating jurisdictions:

Participating Jurisdictions:

Yelm Community Schools (Proposition No. 1, Bonds to Improve Safety and Replace Schools)

Tanglewilde Parks and Recreation District (Proposition No. 1, Property Tax Levy)

Registration Deadlines:

  • Monday, January 14, 2019: Deadline to register to vote, transfer to a new address or update current registration by mail or online.
  • Monday, February 4, 2019: Deadline for first-time registrations in Washington State. Must be done in person at the Thurston County Auditor's Office.

Where to register, obtain a ballot and ask for more information:

  • Online:
  • Phone: 360.786.5408
  • In Person: Thurston County Auditor's Office, 2000 Lakeridge Dr SW, Bldg 1
    Rm 118, Olympia, WA 98502

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

Meetings to canvass ballots and finalize the election are open to the public. Meetings are held at the Thurston County Ballot Processing Center on Thursday, February 21 at 11:00 am and at the Thurston County Auditor's Office on Friday, February 22 at 1:00 pm.

Ballot Processing Center: 2905 29th Ave SW Ste E, Tumwater, WA 98512

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 5th day of January, 2019
Mary Hall
Thurston County Auditor