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February 9, 2016 Special Election


Voters in the Seattle School District will be able to vote February 9th on two Seattle School District Levy measures.

The Voters' Guide for this election can be found at:

King County Elections

 

2016 Presidential Nominating Process


State Law provides for Major Political Parties (defined as parties that received 5% or more of the vote in the last presidential election) to participate in a Washington State Presidential Primary. The two parties which currently qualify as major political parties are the Democratic and Republican parties. These two parties also hold caucuses as a component of their presidential nomination process. Some key dates for the major party nomination process:

Republican Party Caucuses:
     Saturday, February 20, 2016
Democratic Party Caucuses:
     Saturday, March 26, 2016
Presidential Primary:
     Tuesday, May 24, 2016


For more information please contact your party, or check out the:

Secretary of State's information on the 2016 Presidential Primary

For information on a minor political party's presidential nomination process please contact your party.

 

Other 2016 Seattle Elections Information


Election Days

Primary Election: August 2, 2016
General Election: November 8, 2016


City Campaigns

There are no regularly scheduled elections for Seattle City Council, Mayor or City Attorney in 2016. The next regularly scheduled elections for city offices will be in 2017.

There are no City of Seattle ballot measures currently scheduled to be on the ballot in 2016.

However, here is a

List of 2016 Seattle Campaigns

that have formed to promote or oppose potential 2016 ballot measures.

 

2017 Seattle Elections

Offices on the 2017 ballot in Seattle (and the incumbent)

Mayor (Murray)
At Large City Council Position 8 (Burgess)
At Large City Council Position 9 (González)
City Attorney (Holmes)

 

Seattle City Council - District Elections

Charter Amendment 19, passed by voters on November 5, 2013, mandated the following schedule for Council Races:
Position 2015 2017 2019
1-Southwest 4 Year Term Not on Ballot 4 Year Term
2-Southeast 4 Year Term Not on Ballot 4 Year Term
3-East Central 4 Year Term Not on Ballot 4 Year Term
4-Lake Union to Sand Point 4 Year Term Not on Ballot 4 Year Term
5-North 4 Year Term Not on Ballot 4 Year Term
6-Green Lake to Golden Gardens 4 Year Term Not on Ballot 4 Year Term
7-Downtown to Discovery Park 4 Year Term Not on Ballot 4 Year Term
8-At Large 2 Year Term 4 Year Term Not on Ballot
9-At Large 2 Year Term 4 Year Term Not on Ballot
 
More information on the 7 City Council Districts can be found at the Seattle City Clerk.
 

Voting and Ballot FAQs

How do I register to vote?
What is the registration deadline?
How do I get a ballot?
How do I vote absentee?
Where is my polling place?
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