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A round-up of news and announcements we don’t want to get lost in the fast-churning news cycle!
Only six days left until Tuesday’s important Nov. 2 election!
Seattle’s Mayor, City Attorney, at-large City Council Pos. 9 seat, King County Executive, as well as other local city and county district races will be decided. The winners of those contests will chart the course of how the region tackles homelessness, policing, and housing affordability.
Did you get your ballot, or was it damaged in the mail? If you need help with your ballot or other questions, call 206-296-VOTE (8683).
Are you registered to vote? It’s too late to register by mail and online, but you can still register and get a ballot through Election Day, Nov. 2, by visiting the King County Elections Center, 919 SW Grady Way in Renton, or a variety of voting centers in the county.
Who can register to vote in Washington? Simple, you must be:
- A citizen of the United States.
- A legal resident of Washington State.
- At least 18 years old by election day.
- Not disqualified from voting due to a court order.
- Not under Department of Corrections supervision for a Washington felony conviction.
Read more about who can vote.
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