Ballots for special elections mailing Jan. 25

More than 47,000 registered voters in the Sequim, Port Angeles and Quillayute Valley school districts soon will receive ballots for the 2017 February Special Election.

The election will be nearly countywide, with school levies on the ballots of voters residing in the aforementioned three school districts. Only registered voters in those districts will receive a ballot.

Ballots will be mailed on Wednesday, Jan. 25. Election Day is Tuesday, Feb. 14.

Voters who have moved within the county or will be away from their residence when ballots are mailed may request a replacement ballot be sent to an alternate address by contacting Clallam County Elections at 417-2221 or jmaxion@co.clallam.wa.us.

Voters who regularly travel to another location, such as snowbirds, are encouraged to submit a seasonal address application.

Applications are available upon request and on the Clallam County Elections website at www.clallam.net/elections under the “Voter Information” tab.

Those not registered in Washington have until Monday, Feb. 6, to register in person at the Auditor’s Office in the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St. in Port Angeles. Business hours are 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Ballots must be postmarked by Feb. 14 or placed in an official ballot drop box by 8 p.m. on Election Day.

Ballot drop boxes will be unlocked by elections officials on Jan. 25.

Ballot drop-off options include 24-hour drive-up ballot boxes at the Clallam County Courthouse in Port Angeles and Sequim Village Shopping Center near JCPenney’s in Sequim, as well as a drop box at Forks City Hall.

An interactive Online Voters’ Guide is viewable on the Clallam County Elections website at www.clallam.net/elections.

A printed voters’ pamphlet is not available for special or primary elections.

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