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A first – Voters can now register until 8pm on Election Day

FERNDALE, Wash. — For the first time ever people can register to vote until 8pm on Election Day. Beginning with the August 6th Primary Election, people can register to vote or change their address until 8pm on Election Day in person at the Whatcom County Auditor’s Office, located in the Whatcom County Courthouse at 311 Grand Avenue in Suite 103, Bellingham.

In anticipation of lengthy wait times, County Auditor Debbie Adelstein is encouraging individuals to register to vote or make address changes online at People can also mail a registration form to the Auditor’s Office. Voter registration or address changes online and by mail must be received in the Auditor’s Office by Monday, July 29th, 8 days before Election Day.  

Registration forms, election ballots, voting assistance for elderly or disabled persons and other election and voter registration information are available at the Whatcom County Auditor’s Office or by calling the Election Division of the Auditor’s Office at (360) 778-5102.

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