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February Special Election

Election Day: February 13, 2024

Ballots Mailed: January 24, 2024

Accessible Voting Units Available: January 24, 2024

Status Report (updated 12/8/2023):

Active Registered Voters: 158,753

Ballots Accepted: 0
Ballots Returned*: 0
*Total ballots returned includes received, accepted and rejected ballots. To find out the status of your ballot login to your voter portal at For more information on different ballot statuses view the Secretary of State's ballot status codes.

Ballot Return Statistics (Statewide)

Election Results: view results here

In-Person Services

If you need to visit us in-person, you may.  We are located in Suite 103 of the Whatcom County Courthouse (311 Grand Avenue in Bellingham). You can register to vote, update your registration, get a replacement ballot.  If possible, please call or email before you visit, we may save you a trip!

Hours:   January 24 - February 12 (Monday-Friday), 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday, February 13, 8:30 am - 8:00 pm

Districts Included

Resolution Deadline: December 15, 2023

Blaine School District 503, Lynden School District 504, Nooksack Valley School District 506, Mount Baker School District 507, Blaine-Birch Bay Park & Recreation District 2

Registration Deadlines

Monday, February 5Voter registration and address changes online or by mail must be received at the Whatcom County Auditor's Office by February 5.
February 6 through February 13Visit our office in person to register to vote or change your address by 8:00 pm Election Day.

View information on registering to vote

Returning Your Ballot

By Drop BoxDrop boxes are open January 24 and close at 8:00 pm on Election Day.  No stamp needed. 
View Drop Box Location Map
By MailNo stamp needed. Ballots must be postmarked by Election Day.

What's on the Ballot

Ballot MeasuresDistrict Resolutions
Sample BallotPDF (coming soon)

A Sample Ballot shows all the contests in the election. Not all contests will be on your ballot.

To view a list of districts in which you are eligible to vote in, visit

Voters' GuideOnline Voters Guide


Logic & Accuracy TestAccessible Voting Units: TBD
Tabulation Equipment: TBD
Manual Hand CountFebruary 15 at 10:00 am
Risk Limiting AuditTBD

Canvassing Board

Challenged Ballot ReviewTBD
CertificationFebruary 23