Current Election

November 3 General Election

Election Date:
 November 3, 2020
Ballots Mailed: October 14, 2020
Accessible Voting Units Available: October 14, 2020
Number of Registered Voters: 158,756 (updated November 3)
Ballots Received: 140,316

Election Results

Click Here to View Whatcom County Election Results

Click Here to View WA Statewide Election Results

Registration Deadlines

Monday, October 26

Voter registration and address changes online or by mail must be received at the Whatcom County Auditor's Office by October 26.

October 27 through November 3
Visit our office to register to vote or change your address by 8:00 pm Election Day.

Get a Replacement Ballot

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 October 14 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 October 1. 
View a pdf version of the printed voters' pamphlet here.

Canvassing Board Meetings

Challenged Ballot Review: November 23, 2020 10:00 am
Certification of November 3, 2020 General Election: November 24, 2020 10:00 am

In-Person Services

Visit us In-Person at the Whatcom County Courthouse at 311 Grand Avenue in Bellingham. You can register to vote, update your registration, get a replacement ballot. While Whatcom County is still working to slow the spread of COVID-19, you are encouraged to continue following all social distancing guidelines if you visit us In-Person.  We are limiting the number of individuals in the office, and everyone is required to wear a face mask and maintain a 6 foot social distance.  If possible, please call or email before you visit, we may save you a trip!

October 14 - October 30 (M-F), 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday, October 31, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday, November 2, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday, November 3, 8:30 am - 8:00 pm