Current Election

August 4 Primary Election

Election Date:
 August 4, 2020
Ballots Mailed: July 15, 2020
Accessible Voting Units Available: July 15, 2020
Number of Registered Voters: 148,879 (as of July 1, 2020)
Ballots Returned:

Registration Deadlines

Monday, July 27
Voter registration and address changes online or by mail must be received at the Whatcom County Auditor's Office by July 27.

July 28 through August 4
Visit our office to register to vote or change your address by 8:00 pm Election Day.

Election Results

View election results after 8:00 pm Election Day.

Get a Replacement Ballot
Get a replacement ballot online at

Returning Your Ballot

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

By Drop Box:
No stamp needed.  Drop boxes open on July 15 and close at 8:00 pm on Election Day.
View Drop Box Location Map

Sample Ballot

View the sample ballot here.

Online Voters' Guide

View the online voters' guide here.

Printed Voters' Pamphlet

A printed voters' pamphlet will be mailed to all households beginning July 13. 

Canvassing Board Meetings

Challenged Ballot Review: August 17, 2020 at 10:00 am
Certification of Election: August 18, 2020 at 10:00 am