Remember to vote in Nov. 2 General Election

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Remember to vote in Nov. 2 General Election
Ballots for the November 2, 2021 General Election have been sent to registered voters and must be mailed or dropped off in postage-free ballot drop boxes by Election Day to be counted.

Ballot drop boxes are open 24 hours a day during elections and will continue to accept ballots until 8 p.m. on Election Day. For a list of drop box locations in the Olympia School District, visit the Thurston County Auditor’s Office Elections Division website.

There are two Olympia School Board positions on the November 2, 2021 ballot:

• Mark Boyer and Darcy Huffman are vying for the District 3 seat that will be vacated by Director Leslie Huff.
• Scott Clifthorne and Don Mitchell are running for the District 5 position, currently held by Scott Clifthorne.

The following are voter registration deadlines for the upcoming General Election:

October 25, 2021: Last day to register to vote or update your current voter registration by any means other than in person.
November 2, 2021: Register to vote or update your current voter registration in person and drive-thru only until 8 p.m. on Election Day November 2. In-person/drive-thru voter registration is done at the Thurston County Elections Division, 2400 Evergreen Park Dr. S.W., Olympia.

To register to vote you must be:

• A citizen of the United States.
• Residing at your current address for a minimum of 30 days before Election Day.
• A legal resident of Washington state.
• At least 18 years old by Election Day. (Note: Citizens may pre-register to vote at age 16 and will be automatically eligible to vote and sent a ballot during the first election after their 18th birthday).

For additional voter registration information, visit the Thurston County Auditor’s Office Elections Division webpage. You may also call (360) 786-5408 or email elections@co.thurston.wa.us. For more information about ballot items, read the Thurston County Voters’ Pamphlet.