What's on the Ballot: August 4 2020 Primary

Your voters’ guide is the best place to get information on the candidates and measures that appear on your ballot. The voters’ guide lets candidates tell you who they are and what they stand for. Bond and levy measures in the voters’ guide include explanatory statements of the measure as well as pro and con statements is available in both digital and hard copy formats. 


Your Voters’ Guide (login required)

Contains only the candidates and issues on your ballot and is available beginning June 19. VoteWA is the best place to view your personalized voters’ guide.


Once you log in, click on the "Voters’ Guide" tab on the left of your screen. 


Countywide Voters’ Guide (PDF)

Includes information on every candidate and measure that will be voted on in Snohomish County.


On July 15, the countywide voters’ guide will be mailed to every residential address in Snohomish County. 


Sample Ballot (PDF)

Contains all the candidates and measures that will be voted on in Snohomish County. The sample ballot will look different from the official ballot you receive in the mail, which has only the candidates and measures you are eligible to vote on.

Voting for Candidates 

In each race, you may vote for any one candidate listed. The two candidates who receive the most votes take part in the November General Election. Exception: Results of precinct committee officer (PCO) races are final and those candidates do not take part in the November General.


Each candidate for partisan office may state a political party they prefer. A candidate’s preference does not imply endorsement or approval from that party.


Voting on Ballot Measures

When a levy/bond passes, the impact on the services your community receives and the taxes you may pay depends greatly on your unique situation. For the information on proposed uses for funding measures, see your voters’ guide or reach out to your district representative. All incumbents and district contact information can be found here.


For information on how your current property taxes are distributed, please visit the Snohomish County Assessor’s website.