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Thurston County, Washington

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Mary Hall, Thurston County Auditor 
711 Washington Relay

OLYMPIA – The Thurston County Auditor’s Elections Division mailed more than 20,000 ballots to voters in the county for the April 23 Special Election. Only registered voters residing in the Yelm Community Schools district will receive ballots.  

Any registered voter who thinks they should have received a ballot, but hasn’t by Wednesday, April 10 should contact the Elections Division at 360.786.5408 or Ballots for military and overseas voters registered in Thurston County were mailed on Friday, March 22.  

The Elections Division opened 5 secure ballot drop boxes. A list of ballot drop box locations and addresses is included in the mailed ballot materials and online at  

Ballots must be postmarked by April 23. Voters are advised to check mailboxes for pickup times to make sure their ballots will be postmarked by Election Day. No stamp is needed to mail your ballot. If you miss your mail pickup time, ballot drop boxes are open until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23 (Election Day).

The Thurston County Auditor’s Elections Division is a designated voting center during business hours beginning April 3. Voters may register to vote, update their current registration, obtain a ballot, or use a voting assistance device at the Voting Center.