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Primary Election


Election Day: August 2, 2022
Ballots Mailed: July 13, 2022
Accessible Voting Units Available: July 13, 2022
Registered Voters: 154,396 (updated 5/23/2022) 
Ballots Returned*: ---
Ballots Accepted: --- 
Election Results: view results here (starting August 2 after 8:00 pm)
Ballot Return Statistics (Statewide, filter by County)

*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:  July 13 - August 2 (Monday-Friday), 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday, August 2, 8:30 am - 8:00 pm


Districts Included


  • U.S. Senator, 2nd Congressional District, Washington State, 40th and 42nd Legislative Districts, Whatcom County, and Public Utility District Commissioner Position 3

What's on the Ballot



Sample Ballot


  • pdf (coming soon)

Voters' Guide



Registration Deadlines



Monday, July 25
Voter registration and address changes online or by mail must be received at the Whatcom County Auditor's Office by January 31.

July 26 through August 2
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 July 13 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.


Canvassing Board Meetings



  • Challenged Ballot Review: To be determined
  • Certification: August 16, 2022