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Notice of Presidential Primary Election - Tuesday, March 12, 2024


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.

2024 Presidential Primary Election UNOFFICIAL Results Summary Report PDF (available after 8:00 PM on Election Night, Tuesday. March 12, 2024)  - Click Here

2024 Presidential Primary Election UNOFFICIAL Canvass Report PDF (available after 8:00 PM on Election Night, Tuesday. March 12, 2024)  - Click Here

Upcoming Election Events 
Presidential Primary Election
March 12, 2024
April 23, 2024, Special Election 
April 23, 2024
Candidate Filing Week 
May 6-10, 2024
Primary Election 
August 6, 2024
General Election 
November 5, 2024
February 11, 2025, Special Election
** An election will only be held if a resolution is filed by: December 13, 2024
February 11, 2025


Resources:

Current Election Schedule: March 12, 2024 Presidential Primary Election 
DateElection Activity 
Jan. 26, 2024March 12, 2024, Presidential Primary Election Military & Oversees Ballots mailed 
Feb. 21, 2024March 12, 2024, Presidential Primary Election Domestic Ballots mailed 
Feb. 12, 2024March 12, 2024, Presidential Primary Local Voters' Pamphlets mailed 


Feb. 26, 2024Accessible Voting Unit Logic & Accuracy Test. Time: 9:00 a.m., Location: Auditor's Office (Tabulation Rm)
Feb. 26, 2024Official Logic & Accuracy Test. Time: 3:00 p.m., Location: Auditor's Office (Tabulation Rm)
March 4, 2024Last day for new voter registrations and updates online, by mail and registration drives.
March 9, 2024**(Saturday) Possible ballot processing (8:30 a.m. -4:30 p.m.) **Date/time subject to change depending on workload.**
March 12, 2024Last day for new registrations and updates in person: 8:00 p.m. Election Night 
March 12, 2024Election Day (Results at 8:00 p.m.)
March 14, 20246-Batch Audit Time:10:00 a.m. Location: Auditor's Office (EOB Rm)
March 14, 2024Additional ballots are counted by 4:00 p.m.**Date/Time subject to change depending on volume/workload**
March 15, 2024Additional ballots are counted by 4:00 p.m. **Date/Time subject to change depending on volume/workload**
March 19, 2024Additional ballots are counted by 4:00p.m. **Date/Time subject to change depending on volume/workload**
March 21, 2024County Canvassing Board pre-certification meeting - 11:00 a.m.**UPDATE** now being held in the 1st Floor Conference Room next to the Auditor's Office. Click Here for the draft meeting agenda. 
March 22, 2024County Canvassing Board certification meeting - 1:00 p.m.  **UPDATE** now being held in the 1st Floor Conference Room next to 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.


Upcoming Election Schedule: April 23, 2024
DateElection Activity 
March 22, 2024April 23, 2024, Special Election Military & Oversees Ballots mailed 
April 3, 2024April 23, 2024, Special Election Domestic Ballots mailed


April 3, 2024Accessible Voting Unit Logic & Accuracy Test. Time: 10:00a.m., Location: Auditor's Office (Tabulation Rm)
April 4, 2024Official Logic & Accuracy Test. Time: 10:00 a.m., Location: Auditor's Office (Tabulation Rm)
April 15, 2024Last day for new voter registrations and updates online, by mail and registration drives.
April 20, 2024**(Saturday) Possible ballot processing (8:30 a.m. -4:30 p.m.) **Date/time subject to change depending on workload.**
April 23, 2024Last day for new registrations and updates in person: 8:00 p.m. Election Night 
April 23, 2024Election Day (Results at 8:00 p.m.)
April 25, 20246-Batch Audit Time:10:00 a.m. Location: Auditor's Office (EOB Rm)
April 25, 2024**Additional ballots are counted by 4:00 p.m.**Date/Time subject to change depending on volume/workload**
May 2, 2024County Canvassing Board pre-certification meeting - 12:00 p.m.**UPDATE** now being held in the Auditor's Office. Click Here for the draft meeting agenda. 
May 3, 2024County 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.


Resolutions:

Resolutions filed for the April 23, 2024, Special Election:

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 sidebar.
  • To see all candidates, measures and/or issues, click on the Online Voters’ Guide in the green sidebar.

March 12, 2024, Presidential Primary Election - Local Voters' Pamphlet (PDF Version)

To check the status of your ballot click here


Additional Election Information

Notice of Election - March 12, 2024, Presidential Primary Election

Notice of Election - February 13, 2024, Special 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 their votes on a paper ballot. Jefferson County's accessible 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: Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Time:  10:00AM

Location: Jefferson County Auditor's Office 

For more information about accessible voting, click here 

DASH - Disability Awareness Starts Here 

Jefferson County Council of the Blind

Other Information:

How to Challenge Voter Registration

Archived Election Files (1985 - 2006) 

Archived Oaths of Office (1976 - 2009)

Archived Oaths of Office (2010-Current)

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