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Posted on: February 26, 2024

Presidential primary logic and accuracy test

Pierce County Elections will perform the County's official logic and accuracy testing on ballot counting and processing equipment at 9:30 a.m. on Feb. 27 at the Pierce County Elections Center, 2501 S 35th St, in Tacoma. The test is open to the media and t...

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Posted on: February 23, 2024 | Last Modified on: January 31, 2017

Auditor seeks to appoint committee members for voters’ pamphlet

The Pierce County Auditor’s Office is opening a special appointment period to recruit individuals to write for and against committee statements for the April 23, 2024 Special Election Local Voters’ Pamphlet.

Against Committee members needed 

  • Centra...
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Posted on: February 23, 2024 | Last Modified on: January 31, 2017

Final certification of the 2024 February Special Election

The February 13, 2024, Special Election has been officially certified by the Canvassing Board. The Board is composed of Deputy Auditor Cindy Hartman, County Council Member Marty Campbell, and a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney.

The final turnout of the election...

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Posted on: January 19, 2024

February election logic and accuracy test

Pierce County Elections will perform the county's official logic and accuracy testing on ballot counting and processing equipment at 9 a.m. on Jan. 25 at the Pierce County Elections Center, 2501 S. 35th St., in Tacoma. The test is open to the media and th...

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Posted on: January 18, 2024

Feb. 13 special election at a glance

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MEDIA CONTACT:Kyle Haugh, Elections Manager [email protected]253-468-7544 

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Posted on: December 15, 2023

Auditor seeks to appoint committee members for voters’ pamphlet

The Pierce County Auditor’s Office is opening a special appointment period to recruit individuals to write for and against committee statements for the Feb. 13, 2024, Special Election Local Voters’ Pamphlet.

Against Committee members needed

  • Puyallup School ...
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Posted on: November 28, 2023

Final certification of the 2023 general election

The November 7, 2023, General Election has been officially certified by the Canvassing Board. The Board is composed of Auditor Linda Farmer, County Council Chair Ryan Mello, and a deputy prosecuting attorney.

The final turnout of the election was 30.36% wi...

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Posted on: November 27, 2023

General election canvassing and certification meeting

Pierce County Elections will conduct the Canvassing and Certification of the Nov. 7, 2023, General Election at 10 a.m. on Nov. 28 at the Pierce County Elections Center, 2501 S. 35th St., Suite C, in Tacoma. The meeting is open to the media and the public....

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Posted on: November 16, 2023

Statement from Pierce County Auditor Linda Farmer

The USPS delivered 37 general election ballots to Pierce County Elections today that it discovered in out-of-service USPS mailboxes within the county.

All 37 ballots have signature dates on or before election day and therefore must be counted under state l...

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Posted on: October 5, 2023

2023 general election at a glance

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MEDIA CONTACTKyle Haugh, Elections Manager [email protected]253-798-2146

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Posted on: October 4, 2023

General election logic and accuracy test

Pierce County Elections will perform the county's official logic and accuracy testing on ballot counting and processing equipment at 9 a.m. on Oct. 17 at the Pierce County Elections Center, 2501 S 35th St, Suite C, in Tacoma. The test is open to the media...

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Posted on: September 27, 2023

Pierce County Elections brings back the “I Voted” sticker

CORRECTION: The link to the toolkit has been updated below.

Pierce County Elections is thrilled to announce the return of the iconic “I Voted” sticker. After a hiatus since 2016, we are reintroducing this cherished tradition to encourag...Read on...

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Posted on: August 15, 2023

Final certification of the 2023 primary election

The Aug. 1, 2023, Primary Election has been officially certified by the Canvassing Board. The Board is composed of Auditor Linda Farmer, County Council Chair Ryan Mello, and a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney.

The final turnout of the election was 24.79% with 1...

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Posted on: August 14, 2023

Primary election canvassing and certification meeting

Pierce County Elections will conduct the Canvassing and Certification of the Aug. 1, 2023, Primary Election at 10 a.m. on Aug. 15 at the Pierce County Elections Center, 2501 S 35th St, Suite C, in Tacoma. The meeting is open to the media and the public.&a...

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Posted on: August 3, 2023

Results of post-election audit of batches

Pierce County Elections conducted the post-election audit of batches at 10:00 a.m. on August 3 at the Pierce County Elections Center in Tacoma.

The test was open to the media and the public. Representatives from the Republican and Democratic parties were i...

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Posted on: August 2, 2023

Post-election audit of batches

Pierce County Elections will perform the mandatory and routine post-election audit of batches at 10 a.m. on Aug. 3 at the Pierce County Elections Center, 2501 S 35th St, Suite C, in Tacoma. The test is open to the media and the public. 

The purpos...

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Posted on: August 1, 2023

Auditor seeks to appoint committee members for voters’ pamphlet

The Pierce County Auditor’s Office is opening a special appointment period to recruit individuals to write for and against committee statements for the Nov. 7, 2023, General Election Local Voters’ Pamphlet. 

For Committee members needed

  • City of Edg...
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Posted on: July 17, 2023

Successful primary election logic and accuracy test

Pierce County voting systems passed their mandatory and routine pre-election tests. Pierce County Elections conducted a test of the County’s Accessible Voting Unit on July 12 and conducted the official Logic & Accuracy (L&A) test of ballot-countin...

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Posted on: July 10, 2023

Primary Election logic and accuracy test

Pierce County Elections will perform the County's official logic and accuracy testing on ballot counting and processing equipment at 8:30 a.m. on July 17 at the Pierce County Elections Center, 2501 S 35th St, Suite C, in Tacoma. The test is open to the me...

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Posted on: May 23, 2023

Special Filing Period – May 24-26, 2023

A special filing period will be held May 24-26, 2023, as no candidate filings were received during the regular filing period for the following offices:

City of Roy – Council Position 3Town of South Prairie – Council&...

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Posted on: May 12, 2023

Auditor seeks to appoint committee members for voters’ pamphlet

The Pierce County Auditor’s Office is opening a special appointment period to recruit individuals to write against committee statements for the August 1, 2023 Primary Election Local Voters’ Pamphlet.

Against Committee members needed

  • Pierce County Library Sy...
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Posted on: May 12, 2023

Candidate filing week begins Monday, May 15

Candidate filing week begins Monday, May 15, 2023. Offices open for election this year include: 

  • Pierce County Council District 2
  • Court of Appeals Division 2, District 1, Pos 2
  • Pierce County Superior Court 1
  • Port
  • Cities and towns
  • Schools
  • Fire
  • Park and Re...
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Posted on: March 31, 2023

April special election logic and accuracy test

Pierce County Elections will perform the county's official logic and accuracy testing on ballot counting and processing equipment at 10:00 a.m. on April 5 at the Pierce County Elections Center, 2501 S 35th St, in Tacoma. The test is open to the media and ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2023

Auditor seeks to appoint committee members for voters’ pamphlet

The Pierce County Auditor’s Office is opening a special appointment period to recruit individuals to write against committee statements for the April 25, 2023 Special Election Local Voters’ Pamphlet.

Against Committee members needed

  • City of DuPont – Proposi...
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Posted on: January 27, 2023

Feb. 14 Special Election at a glance

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MEDIA CONTACTKyle Haugh, Elections Manager[email protected]  253-468-7544

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Posted on: January 24, 2023

Two Gig Harbor area ballot drop boxes moving to new locations

Pierce County Elections has moved two ballot drop boxes to new locations.

The Gig Harbor Fire Station drop box is now located at Gig Harbor City Hall, 3510 Grandview St., Gig Harbor, WA 98335.

The Purdy Fire Station drop box is now located at the Purdy Park...

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Posted on: January 20, 2023

February election logic and accuracy test

Pierce County Elections will perform the county's official logic and accuracy testing on ballot counting and processing equipment at 9:30 a.m. on Jan. 24 at the Pierce County Elections Center, 2501 S 35th St, in Tacoma. The test is open to the media and t...

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Posted on: December 16, 2022

Auditor seeks to appoint committee members for voters’ pamphlet

The Pierce County Auditor’s Office is opening a special appointment period to recruit individuals to write against committee statements for the Feb. 14, 2023, Special Election Local Voters’ Pamphlet.

Against Committee members needed

  • Steilacoom School Distri...
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Posted on: August 16, 2022

Write-in candidate Cameron Severns advances to general election

Pierce County Elections received a declaration of write-in candidacy from Cameron Severns, who filed as a Democrat for the 25th Legislative District, State Representative Position No. 2. Under RCW 29A.24.311, candidates may declare themselves as a write-i...

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Posted on: July 14, 2022

Primary ballots mailed July 15 with district changes for some Pierce County voters

Ballots will be mailed this Friday and there are changes for some Pierce County voters. A few Congressional, Legislative, and County Council lines have changed following the 2020 Census. These adjustments, made every 10 years, can surprise voters.&nbs...

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Posted on: May 26, 2022

Pierce County voters will receive new voter registration cards

New voter registration cards are being mailed to voters. The cards list new district and precinct assignments and are a result of Decennial Redistricting based on the 2020 census.

Voter registration cards are not needed to vote and are for informational pu...

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Posted on: September 15, 2016

Sixth annual Pierce County Citizenship Celebration set for Sept. 17

Everyone in Pierce County is invited to watch approximately 75 immigrants become American citizens during a ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 17.

The naturalization ceremony – the final step to attain citizenship – begins promptly at 11 a.m. at the Mount T...Read on...

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Posted on: July 28, 2016

Auditor seeks to appoint committee members for voters’ pamphlet

The Pierce County Auditor’s Office is opening a special appointment period to recruit individuals to write “For” and “Against” committee statements for the Nov. 8, 2016, General Election Local Voters’ Pamphlet in the following districts:

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Posted on: March 23, 2016

Pierce County Auditor hosts Passport Week

In response to a surge in demand for passports, the Pierce County Auditor’s Office, located at 2401 S. 35th St., Room 200, in Tacoma will be staying open an extra hour the week of April 4-8, 2016. Doors will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Why Apr...Read on...

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