If you have not yet registered to vote, you may do so by 8 PM tonight, Monday, October 20. However, you must do this in-person at the Auditor’s Office. Their office is in the Thurston County Courthouse, Building 1, 2000 Lakeridge Drive SW, Olympia, Washington 98502.
There’s a drop-box located in the parking lot of the main Griffin Fire Station, at 3707 Steamboat Loop NW. Click here for more drop-box locations, throughout Thurston County. Ballots are accepted in these locations up to 8 PM on Election Night. Use this convenient drop-box; you do not need to pay postage for a ballot delivered to the drop-box.
If you believe you are a registered voter, but have received an address verification notice, instead of a ballot, please respond to the verification request as soon as possible. We have received initial allegations of “purging” of voter rolls. Click here for more information on these reports and suggestions on additional steps you can take to secure your rights as a voter, if you believe your valid voter registration is being questioned. Click here for a follow-up which clarifies what the County appears to be doing with these verification requests.
Click here for the County’s Elections web pages.