Current Election

The August 6 Primary Election will include the following districts:  40th Legislative District, Whatcom County, City of Bellingham, City of Blaine (Ward 2), City of Ferndale, City of Lynden, Blaine School District 503, Fire Protection District 7 and Fire Protection District 21.

Election Date: August 6, 2019
Ballots Mailed: July 17, 2019
Accessible Voting Units Available: July 17, 2019
Number of Registered Voters: 145,625 (as of May 30, 2019)
Ballots Returned:

Registration Deadlines

Monday, July 29
Voter registration and address changes online or by mail must be received at the Whatcom County Auditor's Office by July 29.

July 30 through August 6
Visit our office to register to vote or change your address by 8:00 pm Election Day.

Election Results (not available until after 8:00 pm Election Night)

Get a Replacement Ballot

Available starting July 17

Returning Your Ballot

By Mail:
No stamp needed for this election.  Ballots must be postmarked by Election Day.

By Drop Box:
No stamp needed.
Drop boxes will open on July 17 and close at 8:00 pm on Election Day, August 6.
View Drop Box Location Map

Sample Ballot

Sample Ballot

Online Voters' Guide


Printed Voters' Pamphlet

To be mailed on July 17