Friday, October 16, 2009

Where do I take my ballot? Answer:

News Release
Date: October 16, 2009
Contact: Kim Van Ekstrom, King County, 206-296-1552
Lois Maag, Seattle Dept. Of Neighborhoods, 206-615-0950

You’ve voted your ballot, but now what? Drop boxes now open

Ballots for the November 3 General Election have been delivered to mailboxes throughout King County and will continue arriving through the weekend. Voted ballots can be returned by mail or dropped off, beginning today, at any of our ballot drop boxes.

“Elections has placed drop boxes at locations where voters are already visiting; we want to make voting and returning your mail ballot as easy as possible,” said King County Elections’ superintendent Evelyn Arnold. “Many voters like to use the ballot drop boxes because they offer a sense of connection to Elections and it saves them the cost of a stamp.”

Elections continues to partner with King County Library Systems and Seattle’s Department of Neighborhoods for many of the drop locations.

Ballots returned at one of the following 24-hour drop boxes do not need postage and must be dropped off by 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3.

Auburn Library, 1102 Auburn Way S., Auburn, 98002
Library Connection @ Crossroads, 15600 NE 8th St., Bellevue, 98008
Black Diamond Library, 24707 Roberts Dr., 98010
Covington Library, 27100 164th Ave SE, 98042
Des Moines Library, 21620 11th Avenue S., 98198
Earlington Business Center, 919 SW Grady Way, 98057
Fall City Library, 33415 SE 42 Pl., 98024
Federal Way Library, 848 S 320th St, 98003
Kent Regional Library, 212 2nd Ave N, 98032
Lake Forest Park Library, 17171 Bothell Way NE, 98155
Seattle, King County Administration Building, 500 Fourth Ave., 98104
Seattle, White Center Library, 11220 16th S.W., Seattle, 98146
Woodinville Library, 17105 Avondale Rd NE, 98072

The following Seattle Neighborhood Service Center locations also accept ballots. For more information, visit
Ballard, 5604 22nd Ave NW, 98107
Central, 2301 S Jackson, 98144
Delridge, 5405 Delridge Way SW, 98106
Lake City, 12525 28th Ave NE, 98125
Southeast, 3815 S Othello St, 98118
University, 4534 University Way NE, 98105

A limited number of ballot drop boxes were first opened to accept ballots for the 2008 primary and a total of 19 boxes are now open for the Nov. 3 election.

If you haven’t received your ballot by Thursday, October 22, please call us at 206-296-VOTE (8683). For more information on the November 3 General Election and returning your ballot, visit .


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