Snohomish County election fast facts and survival kit

The latest turnout statistics, how to vote, how to track your ballot, key dates, links to more info.

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Voting is under way for the Nov. 3 election. Ballots were mailed to registered voters in Washington on Oct. 15. Filled ballots must be postmarked no later than Nov. 3 or deposited in an official drop box no later than 8 p.m. that day. Locate a Snohomish County ballot drop box here. If you live elsewhere in Washington, you can find drop box locations listed here.


Return statistics

As of Nov. 2, 2020.

Snohomish County

Ballots issued: 539,451

Ballots returned: 353,954

Turnout so far: 65.6%


Ballots issued: 4,877,969

Ballots returned: 3,545,289

Turnout so far: 72.7%


How to vote

If you are registered and don’t have a ballot, or if you are not registered and wish to register to vote in this election, contact the Snohomish County Elections Office at 425-388-3444. At this late date, a visit to the Elections Office in Everett will be required. The office is open until 5 p.m. Monday for those who need to register to vote, get a mail ballot or use an accessible ballot device. All voters will be required to wear a mask and maintain social distance. On election night, the office will be open until 8 p.m.


Check on your ballot

If you have voted and wish to track the status of your ballot, go to


More information

Key dates

• Snohomish County election certification: Nov. 24

• State of Washington election certification: Dec. 3

Electoral college convenes: Dec. 14

• Congress counts electoral votes: Jan. 6

• Presidential inauguration day: Jan. 20

Important websites

Snohomish County Elections

Washington Office of the Secretary of State elections page

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