Ballots Available and Ballot Drop Boxes Open for the February 8, 2022 Special Election

Thurston County Auditor

The Thurston County Auditor’s Elections Division mailed more than 90,000 ballots to voters in Thurston County for the February 8 Special Election.  

Any registered voter in Griffin, Olympia, Tenino, or Tumwater School Districts who thinks they should have received a ballot, but hasn’t by Wednesday, January 26 should contact the Auditor’s Office at 360.786.5408 or Ballots for military and overseas voters registered in Thurston County were mailed on Friday, January 7. The Auditor’s Office opened 19 secure ballot drop boxes throughout the county. A list of locations and addresses is included in the mailed ballot materials and online at  

Ballots must be postmarked by February 8. Voters are advised to check mailboxes for pickup times to make sure their ballots will be postmarked by Election Day. No stamp is needed to mail your ballot. If you miss your mail pickup time, ballot drop boxes are open until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 8 (Election Day). 

Thurston County residents can register to vote, get a replacement ballot and vote using an accessibility voting device at the Voting Center located at 2400 Evergreen Park Dr. SW, Olympia, WA 98502.  Drive-thru voter services are available at this location.

Thurston County Election Office Voting Center (accessible voting device available)
2400 Evergreen Park Dr. SW, Olympia, WA 98502 (drive-through service available)
January 21 – February 7, M – F, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
February 8, 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

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