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Current Election

Key Dates

Date Event
January 26 Logic & Accuracy Test @ 11AM
January 25 Ballots Mailed
February 6 Deadline for mail-in & online voter registration
February 14 Deadline for in-person registration
February 14 Election Day
February 23 Pre-Certification @ 9AM
February 24 Certification @ 9AM


The February Special Election is held the the second Tuesday in February. The ballot will include Local School District Resolutions. Kennewick, Paterson, Kiona-Benton, Finley and Richland School Districts have filed resolutions with the Benton County Auditor to be placed on the February 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 8th, and open to the public as well as students.

Educational Information

Agilis Ballot Sorting System - In Depth Breakdown YouTube Video

How to Vote YouTube Video

Your Signature Matters YouTube Video

Certifying the Election YouTube Video

Vote by Mail 2023 Flyer Flyer

The Path of Your Ballot Flyer

Ballot Return Statistics

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Daily Ballot Returns

Benton County Official Local Voters' Pamphlet