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General Election


Election Day: November 8, 2022
Ballots Mailed: October 19, 2022
Accessible Voting Units Available: October 19, 2022
Registered Voters: 154,961 (updated 9/30/2022) 
Ballots Returned*: - - -
Ballots Accepted:  - - -
Election Results: view results here (starting November 8 after 8:00 pm)
Ballot Return Statistics (Statewide)

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


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:  October 19 - November 8 (Monday-Friday), 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday, November 8, 8:30 am - 8:00 pm


Districts Included

U.S. Senator, 2nd Congressional District, State of Washington, 40th and 42nd Legislative Districts, Whatcom County, Judicial (Supreme Court and District Court), Public Utility District 1, City of Lynden, Nooksack Valley School District 506

Registration Deadlines

Monday, October 31 Voter registration and address changes online or by mail must be received at the Whatcom County Auditor's Office by October 31.
November 1 through November 8 Visit 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 Box Drop boxes are open October 19 and close at 8:00 pm on Election Day.  No stamp needed. 
View Drop Box Location Map
By Mail No stamp needed. Ballots must be postmarked by Election Day.

What's on the Ballot


Ballot Order November 8 General Election Ballot Order
Sample Ballot PDF (coming soon)
Voters' Guide Online Voters Guide; PDF (coming soon)

Audits

Logic & Accuracy Test October 18 at 2:00 pm
Manual Hand Count November 10 at 10:00 am
Risk Limiting Audit November 18 at 9:00 am

Canvassing Board

Challenged Ballot Review To be determined
Certification November 29 (time to be determined)