Source: Snohomish County Auditor’s Office
EVERETT – Snohomish County Elections mailed ballots today to over 411,000 voters for the August 5 Primary. The local voters’ pamphlet was mailed yesterday one per household.
This year’s primary features all partisan races that are up for election and any non-partisan race with three or more candidates. All ballots include a congressional representative race, two or three races for the state legislature, and the county executive and prosecuting attorney races. Some ballots will also contain races for judicial office, public utility district commissioner and precinct committee officer. Ballot measures for Fire District 5 and the Monroe Transportation Benefit District are also up for voter approval.
Voters are encouraged to be an informed voter by learning about the races and issues on their ballot, reading and following the ballot instructions, not writing in silly names for office, signing their ballot envelope and returning their ballot as soon as practical. These steps will ensure that their ballot can be counted without issue or delay.
Voters choosing to return their voted ballot through the mail must ensure that it is postmarked no later than August 5. Voters may return their voted ballot postage free to any one of eleven 24-hour ballot drop box locations in Snohomish County. Ballots can be deposited at these locations any time until 8:00 pm on Election Day, though voters are encouraged to return their ballot as soon as practical to avoid potentially long wait times at drop boxes on Election Day.
The eleven 24-hour ballot drop boxes locations are:
Arlington (near library)
135 N Washington Ave, Arlington
Edmonds (near library)
650 Main St, Edmonds
Everett (Courthouse Campus)
Rockefeller Ave and Wall St, Everett
Everett (at McCollum Park)
600 128th St SE, Everett
Lake Stevens (near the city boat launch)
1800 Main St, Lake Stevens
Lynnwood (in front of City Hall)
19100 44th Ave, Lynnwood
Marysville (behind Municipal Court)
1015 State Ave, Marysville
Monroe (near Library)
1070 Village Way, Monroe
Mukilteo (near library)
4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd, Mukilteo
Snohomish (near library)
311 Maple Ave, Snohomish
Stanwood (near library)
9701 271st St NW, Stanwood
More information is listed on the insert delivered with each ballot and can also be found online at www.snoco.org/elections.
Snohomish County Elections will have accessible voting equipment designed for voters with disabilities available in the Auditor’s Office beginning July 17 through August 5 and at the Lynnwood Sno-Isle Library on Monday, August 4 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Election Day, Tuesday, August 5 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. The Lynnwood Sno-Isle Library is located at 19200 44th Ave, Lynnwood.
The Snohomish County Auditor’s Office is located on the first floor of the Snohomish County Administration Building, 3000 Rockefeller Avenue, Everett. Voters may drop their voted ballots at the Auditor’s Office Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The office will have extended hours on Election Day, Tuesday, August 5 from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Snohomish County Elections may be reached at 425-388-3444.