Registered voters will be receiving their ballots for the November 3 General Election this week and numerous ballot boxes have been added to the county since the last General Election.
Ballots must be sent to registered voters no later than Friday, Oct. 16, starting the 18-days of voting.
Voters have until 8 p.m. Nov. 3 to place their marked ballots in one of over 500 drop boxes statewide or into the mail.
Locally, ballot boxes have already been added to 6 new cities since the last major election.
Aberdeen Tesla Parking Lot
Wishkah and F StCosmopolis
Cosmopolis City Hall
1300 First St, CosmopolisHoquiam
Grays Harbor YMCA
2500 Simpson Ave, Hoquiam, WAElma
Elma City Hall
W Main St, Elma (Alley between City Hall and Fire Station)McCleary
123 3rd St, McClearyMontesano
Grays Harbor County Courthouse
Corner of W Broadway Ave and 1st St N, Montesano, WA 98563Oakville
Oakville City Hall
E Main St, OakvilleOcean Shores
Ocean Shores Convention Center
120 W Chance Ala Mer Ave, Ocean Shores
In addition, the Grays Harbor County Commissioners discussing the addition of a Taholah box today.
A complete list of drop-box locations can be found at VoteWA.gov, Washington’s online voter portal.
People who choose to return their ballots by U.S. mail can use the provided postage-paid envelope.
The U.S. Postal Service recommends that ballots should be returned by mail at least one week before Election Day.
Registered voters can track their ballots at VoteWA.gov.
Any registered voter who does not receive a ballot within a week should log in to VoteWA.gov or contact a county elections office to request a replacement. Voters can also check their ballot status at VoteWA.gov.
People who want to register to vote, or update their registration, can go online at VoteWA.gov, or print and mail a registration form (available in 23 languages) at the Secretary of State’s Elections page.
The deadline for county elections offices to receive registrations online or by mail, however, is Monday, Oct. 26.
After Oct. 26, people can visit a county elections office and register in person.
More election information, including important dates and deadlines, an online voter guide, and elections data and statistics, is available at sos.wa.gov.