The big day is finally here: tomorrow we’ll pick a new president, a new governor, and a whole range of other issues and positions.
Not sure where to go to vote? Go to King County Elections and enter your name and birthday and they’ll tell you where to go. Polling places are open from 7am to 8pm.
Have a mail-in ballot? Get it to the 23rd & Union post office by 6pm (their last pick-up time), or drop it off at any polling place. It must be postmarked tomorrow to be counted!
Not sure how to vote on an issue or down-ballot race? Refer back to our CDNews Town Hall series:
We’ll be out grabbing some pictures tomorrow, so stay tuned and let us know if you have problems, an inspiring voting story, or a last minute pitch for your favorite candidate or cause.
Update: Here’s some helpful notes from King County Elections in case you are a mail-in voter and have problems:
Can I vote at King County Elections in Renton on Election Day?
No. Early, in-person voting ended Nov. 3 at 6 p.m. There is no voting at King County Elections office on Tuesday, Nov. 4. There are 392 polling places available throughout the county. To find your polling place, enter your information at https://www.metrokc.gov/elections/voterlookup.aspx or verify the voter registration card.
What happens if I have sealed or returned my absentee ballot in the mailing envelope without the security envelope?
As an alternative, you may use a regular mailing envelope instead of the security envelope to ensure the secrecy of your ballot. However, that is not required. Regardless, return your ballot, it will still be processed and counted with other absentee ballots.
Is there a way to confirm the status of my absentee ballot online?
Not yet. For more information on the status of your absentee ballot, please call 206-296-8683. WhenKing County conducts all elections by mail in February 2009, online ballot packet tracking will be available.
If I’m registered as an absentee voter, can I still vote on Election Day at the polls?
If you’re an absentee voter, please vote the ballot we mailed to you. You can also have a replacement ballot printed at King County Elections. As a last resort, you can also visit any polling place and ask for a provisional ballot.
I have not received my absentee ballot. What are my options for Election Day?
If you have not received your ballot yet, you can visit the Elections office at 919 SW Grady Way inRenton and have your ballot re-issued. You can also visit any polling place and cast a provisional ballot.
My absentee ballot was misplaced or destroyed. What are my options for Election Day?
If you misplaced or destroyed your ballot, you can visit the Elections office at 919 SW Grady Way inRenton to have your ballot re-issued. You can also visit any polling place and cast a provisional ballot.
Where am I supposed to vote?
To find your polling place, enter your information at https://www.metrokc.gov/elections/voterlookup.aspx.
Do I need my voter registration card to vote at my polling place?
No. For a list of acceptable forms of identification at the polls, visit http://www.kingcounty.gov/elections/voting/idrequirements.aspx.
Can I still pick-up an absentee ballot?
If you are registered as a poll voter, you cannot be issued an absentee ballot and you must vote at your polling place. If you misplaced or destroyed your ballot, please visit the Elections office at 919 SW Grady Way in Renton and have your ballot re-issued.