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Current Election

Key Dates

Date Event
July 12 Official Logic & Accuracy Test
July 13 Ballots Mailed
July 25 Deadline for mail-in & online voter registration
August 2 Deadline for in-person registration
August 2 Election Day
August 15 Pre-Certification @ 9AM
August 16 Certification @ 9AM


The August Primary is held on the first Tuesday in August for 2022. The ballot will include Federal, State, and County Offices. Benton County Fire Protection District #2 and #4 have each filed resolutions with the County Auditor to be place on the August 2, 2022 ballot.

You can view livestreams of ballot processing and ballot scanning at the links below:

Ballot Processing

Ballot Scanning

NEW Washington State University's Tri-Cities campus will host a Student Engagement HUB. The HUB is open for voter registration, voting, replacement ballots, and additional voter services. The WSU Student HUB will be open from 8:00am to 8:00pm on election day, November 2nd, and open to the public as well as students.

Ballot Return Statistics

  • Benton County

Daily Ballot Returns

*Previous year data is from total percentage returned by day.