October 13, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PORT ORCHARD – Ballots for the 2021 General Election should begin arriving in the mail later this week for all Kitsap County registered voters.
This election includes two countywide ballot measures and candidate races in cities, school districts, fire districts, port districts, utility districts, and park districts. Eligible voters who don't receive a ballot by Oct. 21 should contact the Elections Division in the Kitsap County Auditor's Office at 360-337-7128, or by email at
Locations for all ballot drop boxes are in the Local Voters' Pamphlet and online at kcowa.us/vote. The pamphlet is also available online at kcowa.us/lvp.
Kitsap County Elections recommends using ballot drop boxes to return ballots, but voters can also do so by mail without postage. Voters returning their ballots by mail should do so by Oct. 26, a week ahead of the election.
Online and mail registrations and address changes must be received by Oct. 25th. Residents can register to vote in person at the Kitsap County Auditor's Office, 619 Division Street in Port Orchard from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Fridays. Residents can also register to vote at one of three vote centers from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday Oct. 30 and Monday, Nov. 1, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Election Day.
The Vote Centers are at the Kitsap County Administration Building, 619 Division Street in Port Orchard; the Marvin Williams Recreation Center, 725 Park Avenue in Bremerton, and at the Poulsbo Fire Station, 911 Liberty Road in Poulsbo.
Ballots must be returned to one of the county's drop boxes by 8 p.m. on Nov. 2, or postmarked by that day.