Deadline for voter registration approaching

Monday, July 4, is the deadline for mail-in registrations or address changes to be eligible to vote in the August 2 primary election. July 4 also is the deadline for online registrations or address changes at myvote.wa.gov.

After July 4, voters not currently registered in Washington state can register in person until 4:30 p.m., Monday, July 25, at the Whatcom County Auditor’s Office, Whatcom County Courthouse, 311 Grand Avenue, Suite 103, Bellingham.

The election will be conducted entirely by mail, and ballots will be mailed to all registered voters at their mailing address on record.

Voting assistance for elderly and disabled individuals is available at the Whatcom County Auditor’s Office or by calling 360/778-5102. The office gladly accepts relay calls. Election and voter registration information, registration forms and election ballots are also available at the auditor’s office.

For a listing of candidates in the primary election, refer to the Whatcom County Auditor’s website at whatcomcounty.us/auditor to view the online voters’ guide. Voters’ pamphlets will be mailed to household addresses and available at the auditor’s office beginning July 13.

For more information visit whatcomcounty.us/auditor or call 360/778-5102.

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