Today is the last day to return ballots for Feb. Special Election

King County Elections has received about 160,000 ballots to date out of more than 630,000 sent to voters for today’s special election. This is the largest special election in King County since 2010.

Voters have until 8 p.m. tonight to return ballots to a drop-off location or Accessible Voting Center. Voters who are mailing ballots today need to remember to affix a first class (49 cent) stamp and ensure that the mail will be postmarked today. Ballots arriving with a postmark later than election day, by law, will not be opened.

King County Elections forecast a 38 percent turnout in today’s election. Eighteen jurisdictions, including 16 school districts, have a total of 33 measures on ballots this election. For more information see


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