Mason County Auditor's Office Elections

Election Calendars 2021

Expand the sections below to view important dates and deadlines for elections and candidate filing in 2021.

Special Election – February 9, 2021
EventDate
Deadline to file a resolution for the February 9, 2021 Special ElectionFriday, December 11, 2020
Ballots for Mason County Military and Overseas Citizens are mailedFriday, January 8, 2021
Public Meeting Livestream – Logic & Accuracy Test of Tabulation System and Accessible Voting Unit – AVU
Public Meeting Livestream Part 2
Thursday, January 14, 2021 – 10 am
Ballots for all registered voters in Fire Districts 4 & 13 are mailedTuesday, January 19, 2021
24/7 Live Stream of the ballot processing roomJanuary 22 – February 19, 2021
First day to request a replacement ballot if you have not received yoursMonday, January 25, 2021
Deadline for all mail-in and online new voter registrations and updatesMonday, February 1, 2021
New voter registration, registration updates, and ballot issuance in-person onlyFebruary 2 – 9, 2021
ELECTION DAY – Preliminary results released after 8 pmTuesday, February 9, 2021
Public Meeting Live Stream – Post Election Random Audit Wednesday, February 10, 2021 – 8 am
Public Meeting Live Stream – Canvassing Board Meeting – Ballot Review Thursday, February 18, 2021 – 2 pm
Public Meeting Live Stream – Canvassing Board Meeting – Election CertificationFriday, February 19, 2021 – 10 am
Deadline to file a resolution for the April 27, 2021, Special ElectionFriday, February 26, 2021 – 4 pm
Special Election – April 27, 2021
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Deadline to file a resolution for the April 27, 2021 Special ElectionFriday, February 26, 2021 – 4 pm
Deadline to mail ballots to Mason County Military and Overseas CitizensSunday, March 28, 2021
Public Meeting Live Stream – Logic & Accuracy Test of Tabulation System
and Accessible Voting Unit – AVU
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Ballots for all registered voters in Fire Districts 3 and 5 are mailedTuesday, April 6, 2021
24/7 Live Stream of the ballot processing roomApril 9 – May 7, 2021
First day to request a replacement ballot if you have not received yoursMonday, April 12, 2021
Deadline for all mail-in and online new voter registrations and updatesMonday, April 19, 2021
New voter registration, registration updates, and ballot issuance
in-person only
April 20 – 27, 2021
ELECTION DAY – Preliminary results released after 8 pmTuesday, April 27, 2021
Public Meeting Live Stream – Post Election Random Audit Wednesday, April 28, 2021 – 8 am
Public Meeting Live Stream – Canvassing Board Meeting – Ballot Review Thursday, May 6, 2021 – 2 pm
Public Meeting Live Stream – Canvassing Board Meeting – Election CertificationFriday, May 7, 2021 – 10 am
Deadline to file a resolution for the August Primary ElectionFriday, May 14, 2021 – 4pm

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Candidate Filing – May 17-21, 2021
EventDate
Candidate filing by mail beginsMonday, May 3, 2021
Candidate filing online and in-person beginsMonday, May 17, 2021 – 9 am
Candidate filing endsFriday, May 21, 2021 – 4 pm
Deadline to withdraw candidacyMonday, May 24, 2021 – 4 pm
Deadline to submit candidate statement & photo for Primary ElectionFriday, May 28, 2021 – 5 pm

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Primary Election – August 3, 2021
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Deadline to file a resolution for the August Primary ElectionFriday, May 14, 2021 – 4 pm
Deadline to mail ballots to Mason County Military and Overseas CitizensSaturday, June 19, 2021
Logic & Accuracy Test of Tabulation System & Accessible Voting Unit – AVU
L&A Test Notice
Thursday, July 8, 2021 –
10 am
Deadline to mail ballots to all eligible registered votersThursday, July 15, 2021
24/7 Live Stream of the ballot processing room July 16 – August 17, 2021
First day to request a replacement ballot if you have not received yoursMonday, July 19, 2021
Deadline for all mail-in and online new voter registrations and updatesMonday, July 26, 2021
New voter registration, registration updates, and ballot issuance in-person onlyJuly 27-August 3, 2021
ELECTION DAY – Preliminary results released after 8 pm
Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Deadline to file a resolution for the November 2, 2021, General ElectionTuesday, August 3, 2021 –
4 pm
Public Meeting Live Stream – Post Election Random Audit Wednesday, August 4, 2021-
8 am
Public Meeting Live Stream – Canvassing Board Meeting – Ballot Review Monday, August 16, 2021 –
2 pm
Public Meeting Live Stream – Canvassing Board Meeting – Election CertificationTuesday, August 17, 2021 –
2 pm
General Election – November 2, 2021
EventDate
Special Three-day Filing Period Wednesday, August 4, 2021 9:00 am through
Friday, August 6, 2021 4:00 pm
Deadline to file a resolution for the November 2, 2021, General ElectionTuesday, August 3, 2021 – 4 pm
Deadline to mail ballots to Mason County Military and Overseas CitizensSaturday, September 18, 2021
Public Meeting Live Stream – Logic & Accuracy Test of Tabulation System
and Accessible Voting Unit – AVU
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Deadline to mail ballots to all eligible registered votersThursday, October 14, 2021
24/7 Live Stream of the ballot processing roomOctober 15 – November 23, 2021
First day to request a replacement ballot if you have not received yoursMonday, October 18, 2021
Deadline for all mail-in and online new voter registrations and updatesMonday, October 25, 2021
New voter registration, registration updates, and ballot issuance in-person onlyOctober 26 – November 2, 2021
ELECTION DAY – Preliminary results released after 8 pmTuesday, November 2, 2021
Public Meeting Live Stream – Post Election Random Audit Wednesday, November 3, 2021 –
8 am
Public Meeting Live Stream – Canvassing Board Meeting – Ballot Review Monday, November 22, 2021 –
2 pm
Public Meeting Live Stream – Canvassing Board Meeting – Election CertificationTuesday, November 23, 2021 –
2 pm
Deadline to file a resolution for February 2022, Special ElectionFriday, December 10, 2021 – 4 pm

Election Calendars 2020

Expand the sections below to view important dates and deadlines for elections in 2020.

Special Election – February 11, 2020
eventDate
Logic & Accuracy Test of Tabulation System and Accessible Voting Unit – AVUTuesday, January 7, 2020
Ballots are mailed to Mason County Military and Overseas CitizensFriday, January 10, 2020
Ballots for all Mason County voters are mailedTuesday, January 21, 2020
Deadline for all mail-in and online new voter registrations and updatesMonday, February 3, 2020
New voter registration, registration updates, and ballot issuance in-person onlyFebruary 4-11, 2020
ELECTION DAY – Preliminary results released after 8 pmTuesday, February 11, 2020
Post Election Random Audit Wednesday, February 12, 2020 –
8 am
Canvassing Board Meeting – Ballot Review Thursday, February 20, 2020 –
2 pm
Canvassing Board Meeting – Election CertificationFriday, February 21, 2020 –
10 am
Presidential Primary Election – March 10, 2020
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Ballots are mailed to Mason County Military and Overseas CitizensFriday, January 24, 2020
Logic & Accuracy Test of Tabulation System and Accessible Voting Unit – AVUTuesday, February 4, 2020
Ballots are mailed to all registered voters in Mason CountyTuesday, February 18, 2020
Deadline for all mail-in and online new voter registrations and updatesMonday, March 2, 2020
New voter registration, registration updates, and ballot issuance in-person onlyMarch 3-10, 2020
ELECTION DAY – Preliminary results released after 8 pmTuesday, March 10, 2020
Post Election Random Audit Wednesday, March 11, 2020 –
8 am
Canvassing Board Meeting – Ballot Review Thursday, March 19, 2020 –
2 pm
Canvassing Board Meeting – Election CertificationFriday, March 20, 2020 – 2 pm
Special Election – April 28, 2020
eventDate
Ballots are mailed to Mason County Military and Overseas CitizensFriday, March 27, 2020
Logic & Accuracy Test of Tabulation System and Accessible Voting Unit – AVUTuesday, April 7, 2020
Ballots for all Mason County voters are mailedTuesday, April 7, 2020
Deadline for all mail-in and online new voter registrations and updatesMonday, April 20, 2020
New voter registration, registration updates, and ballot issuance in-person onlyApril 21 – 28, 2020
ELECTION DAY – Preliminary results released after 8 pmTuesday, April 28, 2020
Post Election Random Audit Wednesday, April 29, 2020 –
8 am
Canvassing Board Meeting – Ballot Review Thursday, May 7, 2020 – 2 pm
Canvassing Board Meeting – Election CertificationFriday, May 8, 2020 – 10 am
Primary Election – August 4, 2020
eventDate
Ballots are mailed to Mason County Military and Overseas CitizensSaturday, June 20, 2020
Public Meeting Live Stream – Logic & Accuracy Test of Tabulation System and Accessible Voting Unit – AVUMonday, July 13, 2020 – 1m
Ballots are mailed to all registered voters in Mason CountyFriday, July 17, 2020
Deadline for all mail-in and online new voter registrations and updatesMonday, July 27, 2020
New voter registration, registration updates, and ballot issuance in-person onlyJuly 28 – August 4, 2020
ELECTION DAY – Preliminary results released after 8 pmTuesday, August 4, 2020
Public Meeting Live Stream – Post Election Random Audit Wednesday, August 5, 2020 – 8 am
Public Meeting Live Stream – Canvassing Board Meeting – Ballot Review Monday, August 17, 2020 – 2 pm
Public Meeting Live Stream – Canvassing Board Meeting – Election CertificationTuesday, August 18, 2020 – 10 am
General Election – November 3, 2020
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Ballots are mailed to Mason County Military and Overseas CitizensFriday, September 18, 2020
Public Meeting Live Stream – Logic & Accuracy Test of Tabulation System and Accessible Voting Unit – AVUThursday, September 24, 2020
Ballots are mailed to all registered voters in Mason CountyTuesday, October 13, 2020
First day to request a replacement ballot if you have not received yoursWednesday, October 21, 2020
Deadline for all mail-in and online new voter registrations and updatesMonday, October 26, 2020
New voter registration, registration updates, and ballot issuance in-person onlyOctober 27 – November 3, 2020
ELECTION DAY – Preliminary results released after 8 pmTuesday, November 2, 2020
Public Meeting Live Stream – Post Election Random Audit Wednesday, November 3, 2020 – 8 am
Public Meeting Live Stream – Canvassing Board Meeting – Ballot Review Monday, November 23, 2020 – 2 pm
Public Meeting Live Stream – Canvassing Board Meeting – Election CertificationTuesday, November 24, 2020 – 10 am

For election information prior to 2020 please visit the Washington Secretary of State’s website.