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📣 Attention procrastinators! You have until Tuesday to VOTE! 🗳️

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Ballots are here, and it's time to make your voice heard. The Seattle/King County Video Voters' Guide has two-minute statements from candidates in 16 different races and ballot measures. Have a listen, vote your choice, and make sure to mail in your ballot or drop it in a ballot box by THIS TUESDAY, November 7.


Your one-stop resource to meet Seattle City Council candidates

Have you met your Seattle City Council candidates yet? In case you missed our City Inside/Out debates, we've collected them all in once place for your civic convenience. 🖊️🗳️✅

  • District 1: Two political newcomers, climate activist Maren Costa, an Amazon whistleblower, and former Meta attorney and Air Force veteran Rob Saka, faced off in a heated debate to represent West Seattle, SODO, South Park, Georgetown, and Pioneer Square.
  • District 2: Incumbent Tammy Morales and challenger Tanya Woo debated who has the best plan for their racially diverse district, which now includes Mount Baker, Beacon Hill, Columbia City, Rainier Beach, the Chinatown International District, and Yesler Terrace.
  • District 3: Cannabis entrepreneur Joy Hollingsworth and transportation activist Alex Hudson made their case to replace the outgoing political firebrand Kshama Sawant. Voters in Madison Park, Capitol Hill, the Central District, Eastlake, Madrona, Leschi, First Hill, and Montlake will decide who will represent them.
  • District 4: Tech entrepreneur and consultant Ron Davis and Maritza Rivera, the former Deputy Director of Seattle's Office of Arts and Culture, have diverging views on the issues that affect Wedgwood, Wallingford, Sand Point, and the University District.
  • District 5: Two political newcomers, retired King County Superior Court Judge Cathy Moore and social equity consultant ChrisTiana ObeySumner, are competing to replace Debora Juarez on the Seattle City Council next year. They debated why they are the better choice for voters in Northgate, Lake City, Greenwood, and Bitter Lake.
  • District 6: Pete Hanning, the executive director of the Fremont Chamber of Commerce, faced incumbent Dan Strauss in a bid to represent voters in Fremont, Ballard, Green Lake, and West Magnolia.
  • District 7: Incumbent Andrew J. Lewis sparred with retired naval officer Bob Kettle in a debate about who will best represent downtown Seattle, East Magnolia, Interbay, Uptown and Queen Anne. The candidates shared their plans to tackle public safety, homelessness and affordable housing in Seattle.

Your general election voting questions answered 🗳️

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King County Elections sent 1.4 million ballots to voters this month. The General Election has been under way for weeks and the last day to vote is Tuesday, Nov. 7, by 8 p.m.

✔️ If you've completed your ballot, you can return it to a safe and secure King County ballot drop box. There are more than 75 scattered across the county and they're accessible 24/7. Find the closest drop box near you! You can also mail your ballot — no postage necessary — just be sure to have it postmarked no later than Tuesday, Nov. 7!

✔️ If you've voted, and want to track your ballot, go here.

❓ Misplace your ballot? Not registered to vote? No problem! Head to one of six King County Elections' vote centers

❓ What do you need to register to vote? To register to vote, head to an in-person voting center. You will be asked the last four digits of your social security number. If you can't provide those digits, show a government issued ID or passport, and then sign a voter registration verifying you are a Washington resident. That's it!