Current Election

November 2, 2021 General Election

Sample Ballot   -  The Sample Ballot includes all races/measures presented within the county. Only races/measures you are entitled to vote upon will appear on your Official Ballot.

2021 General Election Local Voters' Guide

2021 General Election State Voters' Guide - Advisory Votes

Election FAQs

Logic and Accuracy Test Press Release - Official Logic and Accuracy Test Reports

Legal Notice of Election and Close of Voter Registration

Return Ballot Statistics

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League of Women's Voter  

Charter Review Commission Proposed Amendments Forum Video - Click Here - enter passcode wm7wFZP$ 

Fire and Port Commissioner Forum Video -Click Here- enter passcode 7v$2Dq=S 

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Ballots will be mailed to voters on October 12, 2021. If you don’t receive your ballot by October 19, 2021, please contact the Elections Office in order to receive a replacement.

You can check your ballot status after it has been sent! VoteWa.gov allows you to view the status of your ballot, request a replacement,  and see when we’ve received your ballot. Just select ’Ballot Status’ under the tab ’My Ballot’.

Ballot return envelopes now include prepaid postage, so there’s no need to worry about a stamp. You can return your ballot through the mail, through a ballot drop box, or by dropping it off at the San Juan County Elections Office. It’s that easy!

Ballots must be postmarked by November 2, 2021 or returned to one of the ballot drop boxes by 8:00 pm on Election Day. It’s important that these deadlines are kept so that your vote is able to be counted.

Drop boxes will be open September 18 through November 2 until 8:00 PM to receive ballots.  After which they will be closed and no new ballots will be accepted. You can view our Ballot Drop Boxes here.

Resolution Received:

San Juan County Charter Review Committee -  six proposed Home Rule Charter amendments
Proposition No. 1
Intro to Charter: Acknowledgment, Preamble, and Declaration of Community Values
Proposition No. 2 Term Limits for Council Members
Proposition No. 3 Climate and Environment Commission
Proposition No. 4Initiatives and Referendums
Proposition No. 5 Nondiscrimination in the Exercise of County Powers and Performance of its Duties
Proposition No. 6 Justice, Equity, and Inclusion Commission
SJC Fire Protection District No. 3
Resolution No. 2021-03Emergency Medical Services Levy
Orcas Island Park & Recreation District
Resolution No. 2021-1Renewal Regular Property Tax
San Juan County Hospital District No. 1
Resolution No. 21-551Authorizing Regular Property Tax Levy
Lopez Solid Waste Disposal District
Resolution No. 20-2021Authorizing One Year Property Tax Levy


Ballot drop box 

Return your ballot to a ballot drop box by 8:00 pm on Election Day, November 2.

San Juan County Elections Office
55 Second St., Ste. A, Friday Harbor
M–F 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Election Day 8:00 am to 8:00 pm

San Juan County Courthouse
Second St. Entrance, 350 Court St., Friday Harbor 

Lopez Island Fire District Office
Fisherman Bay Rd., Lopez Village

Orcas Senior Center
62 Henry Rd, Eastsound,

We recommend dropping your ballot in one of our convenient drop box locations. If you choose to mail your ballot instead, we recommend mailing no later than the Wednesday prior to the election. Don’t be late! Mail early so that your ballot is postmarked by Election Day.

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                                                                                              PAST ELECTIONS

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August 3, 2021 Primary Election - Ballot Return Statistics - Election Results 

2021 Voter's Guide - Friday Harbor Mayor

2021 Voter's Guide - Lopez Measures (Fire District and Lopez School)

League of Women Voters - Mayoral Forum recorded video    Enter Passcode: ut^WHQ88 

Sample Ballot - The Sample Ballot includes all races/measures presented within the county. Only races/measures you are entitled to vote upon will appear on your Official Ballot.

Official Logic and Accuracy Test Results Reports

Legal Notice of August 3, Primary Election and Close of Voter Registration and Canvassing Board Meeting

Post Election Audit Reports - August 4, 2021

Resolution Received:

SJC Fire Protection District # 4Resolution No. 2021-04 - Ten Year EMS Levy
Lopez Island School District #144Resolution No. 20/21-9 - Capital Projects Levy



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April 27, 2021 Special Election - Final Election  Results

Final Ballot Return Status: 47.48% - 5,698 of 12,001 returned as of 05/07/2021


Post Election Audit Report

Voters' Pamphlet - PDF

Sample Ballot - The Sample Ballot includes all races presented within the county. Only races you are entitled to vote upon will appear on your Official Ballot.  

Official Logic and Accuracy Test performed March 23, 2021 - Reports

Legal Notice

Resolution Received:

San Juan County Council
Resolution No. 06-2021 Annex the Town into SJC Fire Dist #3
Town of Friday Harbor
Ordinance No. 1710 - Intent to Annex the Town into SJC Fire Dist #3
SJC Fire Protection District No. 3 
Resolution No. 2021-01 - Supporting annexation of the Town of Friday Harbor
San Juan Island Park & Rec District
Resolution No. 21-01 - Property Tax Levy
Orcas Island School District No. 137
Resolution No. 2021-01 Technology Capital Levy Projects


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November 3, 2020 General Election - Final Results

Final Ballot Return Status: 90.76% - 13,289 of 14,642 returned as of 11/24/2020

Post Audit Election Results

2020 General Election Voters' Guide

2020 General Election Voters' Pamphlet (PDF Version)

General Election Sample Ballot - The Sample Ballot includes all races presented within the county. Only races you are entitled to vote upon will appear on your Official Ballot.

Legal Notice of Election

Resolution Received:

Lopez Solid Waste District - Resolution No. 27-2020 Tax Levy

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2020 August Primary  - 2020 PRIMARY RESULTS  FINAL

August 5, 2020 - Post Election Audit

The Primary will be held on August 4, 2020.

2020 Primary Voter’s Pamphlet

2020 Primary Voter’s Guide (PDF)

Primary Election Sample Ballot - The Sample Ballot includes all races presented within the county. Only races you are entitled to vote upon will appear on your Official Ballot.

Legal Notice of Election

Resolutions Received:

Orcas Island School District No. 137 - Replacement Educational Programs and Operations Levy
Lopez Island School District No. 144 - Technology Capital Projects Levy

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The February Special Election is held the 2nd Tuesday of February. The April Special Election is held the 4th Tuesday of April. The Primary is held 1st Tuesday of August. The General Election is held the 1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday in November.