As of Thursday, July 23rd 9,609 ballots have been returned to the Auditor’s Office. If you haven’t received your ballot, please immediately contact the Auditor’s Office at (360) 778-5102.
The deadline for registering or updating your address online or by mail is Monday, July 27th. Citizens completing or updating their registration after the deadline must do so in person. Mask wearing and maintaining the 6-foot social distancing standard is required while in the Auditor’s Office.
If returning your ballot by mail, a stamp is not required. Ballots being returned by mail need to be postmarked no later than August 4th. The US Postal Service recommends putting your ballot in the mail by Tuesday, July 28th. Voters waiting until election week to turn in their ballot are encouraged to use any of the 18 official elections drop boxes. Ballots can be returned in an official elections ballot drop box until 8:00 pm on Election Day. Drop box locations are listed on the insert enclosed with the ballot, in the Local Voters’ Pamphlet, or on the Auditor’s website at www.whatcomcounty.us/1574/Elections.