Thurston County Auditor’s Office Sends Ballots to Military and Overseas Voters Ahead of Aug. 2 Primary


The Thurston County Auditor’s Office Elections Division has mailed more than 9,000 primary election ballots to voters registered in Thurston County who are in the military or overseas. Ballot envelopes are required to be signed and dated by election day or received by email or fax before 8 p.m. Aug. 2.

Voters not serving in the military or living overseas will have their ballots mailed to them on July 13.  The ballot will include elections for U.S. senator, U.S. representative, secretary of state, state Legislature, county offices and three ballot proposals from local fire districts.

Any military or overseas voters who have not received their ballot by Monday, July 11, should contact the Thurston County Auditor’s Office Elections Division for a replacement ballot by calling 360-786-5408 or emailing