Elections

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Act Early, Vote Safely

Register to Vote.

Learn how to get registered, who your currently elected officials are and how to stay informed.

Vote by Mail.

All voters will receive their ballot by mail prior to the election. However, how you return your ballot is up to you!

Stay Informed.

Find out what is on the ballot, read your Voters' Pamphlet, and election results after they are posted at 8PM Election Day.

Logic and Accuracy Test: The logic and accuracy test for the General Election will be held at 10AM on October 8th.

Voter Registration and Voting

The Benton County Auditor's Office has three convenient locations to assist you with voter registration and voting.

The Washington State Secretary of State's Office website has additional information about elections and candidates for state offices.

Become a Voter Vote by Mail Current Election Voter's Guide

Candidates and Campaigns

The Benton County Auditor's Office accepts filings for all countywide and local offices. You can find candidate filing forms, fees, and requirements on our Filing Information page.

Information for districts wishing to place a measure on the ballot can find the resolution form our Filing Information page.

Special Filing Period: There is a Special Filing Period of three days because no Declarations of Candidacy were received by the end of the regular filing period for certain positions. More Information

Filing Information Candidates Who Have Filed Offices Open for Election

Data and Results

Some voter registration information is available for public inspection and can be requested. For more information visit our Data page.

If you're interested in election results or other election information (like returned ballot information), visit our Data page.

Elections & Voting Data

Current Election

2020 November General
Date Event
October 16 Ballots Mailed
October 26 Mail/Online Registration Deadline
November 3 In-Person Registration Deadline
November 3 Election Day
November 23 Pre-Certification @ 9AM
November 24 Certification @ 9AM

Voter Registration and Voting Center Hours

Voter registration is also available online. Other online resources include replacement ballots, voters' pamphlet, and ballot status.

See Current Election for WSU Student HUB dates and times.
Monday
8:30am - 4:30pm
Tuesday
8:30am - 4:30pm
Wednesday
8:30am - 4:30pm
Thursday
8:30am - 4:30pm
Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed