With the November 7 general election just around the corner, the Whatcom County Auditor’s Office has installed three new ballot drop boxes, including one in Custer. There are now a total of 18 drop boxes located in Whatcom County.
The new drop boxes are located at Custer Elementary School, 7660 Custer School Road, Acme Elementary School, 5200 Turkington Road and another inside the International Marketplace, 780 Tyee Drive, Point Roberts. Nearby locations include the Blaine Library, 610 3rd Street and North Whatcom Fire and Rescue, 4581 Birch Bay-Lynden Road.
The auditor’s office encourages residents to register or update their address by the deadline, Monday, October 9. Online registration can be completed at myvote.wa.gov. Individuals registering to vote for the first time in Washington may register in-person at the 311 Grand Avenue, Suite 103 in Bellingham, by Monday, October 30.
For more information, contact county auditor Debbie Adelstein at 360/778-5105 or chief deputy auditor Diana Bradrick at