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Current Election Information

Quick links to data and resources for the current election. 

What’s on the August 4 ballot?

Washington's reguarly scheduled Primary is the first Tuesday of August. In 2020, it includes Statewide Executives (such as Governor), US Representatives, State Legislators, Supreme Court Justices, Superior Court Judges, and some local offices such as County Commissioners. US Senate is scheduled for 2022. The August Primary does not include President/Vice President.

The 2020 Primary results can be found on our results page. The results on the page are updated when a county reports new tabulation results. Election results are certified by each county on August 18, and by the Secretary of State, August 21. The results posted before certification are unofficial. 

Online Voter Guide

Read about federal, statewide, state legislative and judicial candidates. For best results, use a mobile device or Chrome browser to load the guide.

See "Who's Filed"

List of candidates who filed for office this year. Search by district, office, name, party preference and more.

Top 2 Primary: FAQs for Voters

Washington voters do not register by party affiliation. There will be no party selection box on the envelope. You may vote for any candidate regardless of the candidate's party preference.

Where do I vote?

At home! Your ballot packet will be mailed to you at the address where you're currently registered to vote, no later than July 17. You may also vote in person at a local elections office up to 8:00 p.m. on August 4.

Drop Boxes and Voting Centers

To find a ballot drop box location, view our list of county locations open during the Primary. This list will be updated periodically as Election Day approaches. For more information contact your County Auditor or check your registration address at

Who voted? 

Daily Ballot Return Statistics and Turnout

Updated at the end of each day, this report breaks down the number of ballots received and turnout percentage by county.

Daily Ballot Status Report

Also known as the matchback report, this daily report contains ballots received, accepted, or challenged. Matching it back to the voter registration database reveals who has yet to vote. All voter information in the report is public information.

Voter Registration Database | Request Form

Request a complete list of voters and publicly available information. The extract is large and may require particular expertise or tools to navigate.Doing some research?

District Maps

Available in paper format, PDF, or GIS compatible precinct shapefiles.

Research Data & Statistics

This page contains links to publicly available election information for both current and historical data. Drilling down? Here’s contact info for each county elections office.

Where can I find information about past elections?

Information on past elections, including results, voters' pamphlets, offices open for election, lists of candidates who filed, and other data can be found on our Election Results and Voters' Pamphlets page.

Additional Resources

Forms for Voters Missing Signature Form, Signature Update Form, Voter Registration Forms and translated forms available.

Guide to Registering Voters

Candidate Resources

Statewide Standards on What is a Vote

Voting by Mail FAQ