Absentee ballots available from county

Published on Thu, Sep 13, 2001
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Absentee ballots available from county

Absentee ballots are available in the auditor’s office from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday for registered voters and Saturday, September 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Voters or a relative may call the auditor’s office, 676-6745 or 676-6742 or TTY 738-4555 elections and request an absentee ballot, pick up the ballot in person at the auditor’s office or mail the request to Whatcom County Auditor, 311 Grand Avenue, Suite 103, Bellingham, WA 98225.

According to county auditor Shirley Forslof, absentee ballots are in the mail to over 45,500 absentee voters. Forslof reminds voters to open and review their absentee voting material as soon as they receive it and call her office if they have any questions.

If absentee voters have not received their ballots they should call the auditor’s office. Monday, September 17, is the last day to pick up an absentee ballot, unless hospitalized or in a health care facility on election day.

Absentee voters are encouraged to sign their ballots and mail them so they can be postmarked by Tuesday, September 18. Ballots can also be dropped off in the auditor’s office anytime until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, September 18, or at any polling place on election day..

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