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Thurston County, Washington

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For the April 23, 2024 Special Election

We have 30 ballot drop boxes located throughout Thurston County. Ballot boxes provide a free, secure and convenient way for you to vote and ensure we receive your ballot on time. You do not need a stamp to use a ballot drop box.

Ballot drop boxes are:

  • Open 24 hours a day during elections (Approximately 20 days prior to Election Day until 8:00 pm on Election Night).
  • Emptied regularly by two Elections staff members.
  • The best way to ensure we receive your ballot on time.

There will be 5 ballot drop boxes open for the April 23 Special Election.

Southeast County

16240 Bald Hill Rd. SE
Yelm, WA 98597

Ballot Drop Box at Lackamas


4820 She Nah Num Dr. SE
Olympia, WA 98513

Ballot Drop Box at Nisqually


110 1st St. NE
Yelm, WA 98597

Ballot Drop Box at Yelm Schools Administration


Olympia Area

2000 Lakeridge Dr. SW
Olympia, WA 98502

Picture of Thurston County Courthouse Ballot Drop Box


3000 Pacific Ave. SE
Olympia, WA 98501

Ballot Drop Box located at the Atrium Building, 3000 Pacific Ave SE, Olympia WA 98501