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Courthouse Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Election Day Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Need to update your voter registration? Click here

Election results from 8 pm are normally posted on our website within 15 – 30 minutes of printing out the results from the tabulation machine. For statewide or individual county results for past or present click here.

2023 August Primary Election UNOFFICIAL Results Summary Report PDF (Available on election Night 8.01.2023 after 8:00 PM)  - Click Here

2023 Primary Election UNOFFICIAL Canvass Report PDF (Available on election Night 8.01.2023 after 8:00 PM)  - Click Here

Upcoming Election Events 
2023 Candidate Filing Week
May 15-19, 2023
Special 3-Day Candidate Filing Period
June 7-9, 2023
2023 August Primary Election
August 1, 2023
2023 November General  Election
November 7, 2023


Election Schedule: August 1, 2023 Primary Election
DateElection Activity 
June 16, 2023Military & Oversees Ballots mailed 
July 12, 2023Domestic Ballots mailed 
July 12, 2023Local Voters' Pamphlets mailed 
June 23, 2023Election Observer Training  Location: Virtual (Zoom) Time: 2:00 p.m.
July 5, 2023Accessible Voting Unit Logic & Accuracy Test. Time: 10:00 am, Location: Auditor's Office (Tabulation Rm)
July 6, 2023Official Logic & Accuracy Test. Time: 10:00 a.m., Location: Auditor's Office (Tabulation Rm)
July 24, 2023Last day for new voter registrations and updates online, by mail and registration drives.
July 29, 2023(Saturday) Possible ballot processing (8:30 a.m. -4:30 p.m.) **Date/time subject to change depending on workload.**
Aug. 1, 2023Last day for new registrations and updates in person: 8:00 p.m. Election Night 
Aug. 1, 2023Election Day (Results at 8:00 p.m.)
Aug. 3, 20236-Batch Audit Time:10:00 a.m. Location: Auditor's Office (EOB Rm)
Aug. 3, 2023Additional ballots counted by 4:00 p.m.
Aug. 8, 2023Additional ballots counted by 4:00 p.m. **(Date/time may change depending on volume)**

Aug. 14, 2023County Canvassing Board pre-certification meeting - 12:30 p.m.**UPDATE** now being held in the Auditor's Office. Click Here for the draft meeting agenda. 
Aug. 15, 2023County Canvassing Board certification meeting - 1:00 p.m.  **UPDATE** now being held in the Auditor's Office. Click Here for the draft meeting agenda.
Calendar Key
**= Date/Time subject to change depending on volume/ workload 
For off-hour observation opportunities:
  • We strongly encourage observing from the comfort and safety of your own home as we are live streaming election processing online at:https://co.jefferson.wa.us/1484/Election-Cameras
  • If you are unable to observe from home, please call (360)385-9119 to enable us to make the necessary arrangements to accommodate on site observing.
TBD= To be determined 
The Election Processing Center is located on the 1st floor of the County Courthouse in the Auditor’s Office.


Your Ballot

Voting in two places, or attempting to vote twice, is a felony.

You may only vote once; If you received a ballot from your current county, AND received one from your previous state or county DO NOT vote the one from your previous state or county!

What’s on your ballot?

Your residence address determines which candidates and measures will be on your ballot.

  • For a customized ballot showing only what is on your ballot, click on the MyBallot link in the green side bar
  • To see all candidates, measures and/or issues, click on the Online Voters’ Guide in the green side bar

2023 August Primary Election- Sample Ballot

2023 August Primary Election- Local Voters' Pamphlet (PDF Version)

To check the status of your ballot click here

Additional Election Information

Notice of Election

Public Disclosure Commission

Election System Security

Receive it, Vote it, Sign it, Send it - Click for more information

Frequently asked Questions about Elections in Washington State - Click for more information

Accessible Voting Information:

What is an assisted voting device?

An assisted voting device enables voters with visual impairments, cognitive/learning disabilities, literacy, and limited mobility to vote privately and independently. This device can read the ballot, magnify the print, mark the ballot, and verify thier votes on a paper ballot. Jefferson County's acessible voting device is the ExpressVote machine.

The ExpressVote machine does not count ballots.

Assisted voting device availability:

Jefferson County Elections has ExpressVote machines available 20 days before Election day located at the Jefferson County Auditor's Office .

Voter Accessibility Advisory Committee - VAAC Upcoming  Meeting:

Date: TBD

Time:  TBD

Location: TB

More Information about accessible voting click here 

DASH - Disability Awareness Starts Here 

Jefferson County Council of the Blind

Other Information

Voter Registration Data Order Form

How to Challenge a Voter Registration

Archived Election Files (1985 - 2006) 

Archived Oaths of Office (1976 - 2009)

Archived Oaths of Office (2010-Current)

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