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Observer Guide
Ballot Processing

Opportunities to Observe

August 3 Primary Election

  • L&A Test: July 15, 2021 at 2:00pm
  • Ballot Processing: July 14 to August 16, Mon-Fri 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Hand Count: August 5, 2021 at 10:00am
  • Canvasing Board - Challenged Ballot Review: August 16, 2021 at 2:00pm
  • Canvasing Board - Certification: August 17, 2021 at 10:00am

Ballot processing and open public meetings occur in the Election Center, located in suite B03 of the Whatcom County Courthouse 

To observe remotely go to our Live Webcam page. Webcams are live 24 hours a day, starting 8:00am on the day ballots are mailed through Canvasing Board Certification.