Elections

Become a voter

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.

Holiday Closure: The Benton County Auditor's Office will be closed Monday, December 24th and Tuesday, December 25th in observation of the Christmas Holiday. Normal business hours will resume on Wednesday, December 26th.

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

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.

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

2018 General
October 8
Mail/Online Registration Deadline
October 19
Ballots Mailed
October 29
In-Person Registration Deadline
November 6
Election Day

Voter Registration and Voting Center Hours

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