Chelan County Elections

2020 Presidential Primary

Registration Deadline:

Applications for new voter registrations or updates by mail, over the phone, email or online must be received by the Chelan County Elections Office no later than March 2nd, 8 days before Election Day, March 10, 2020.

Beginning March 3rd, voters registering or updating their existing registration in time for the March 10th Presidential Primary will need to appear in-person at their county of residence’s elections office no later than 8:00 p.m on Election Day, March 10, 2020. Chelan County Elections Office is located at 350 Orondo Ave Level 3, Wenatchee.

Register to vote now

Ballots for the March 10, 2020 Presidential Primary will be mailed by February 21st. 

7 easy steps for voting in the Presidential Primary
Online Voter Guide

Presidential Primary FAQs

Overseas and Service Voters - acess your March 10, 2020 Presidential Primary ballot

Notice of Election and Closing of Registration
Sample Ballot

For more info, contact the WA State Democratic Party @ 206-583-0664, or the WA State Republican Party @ 425-460-0570.

Dropbox Locations

Chelan County Courthouse
350 Orondo Ave.
Wenatchee, WA 98801 
Indoor Boxes:  Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm 
Licensing Office Level 2
or Elections Office Level 3      
Cashmere City Hall
101 Woodring St.
Cashmere, WA 98815 
Outdoor Box: 24 Hours a day
Facing Mission Ave
Walk up
Chelan City Hall
135 E. Johnson Ave.
Chelan, WA 98816
Outdoor Box: 24 Hours a day
Drive-thru access
Entiat City Hall
14070 Kinzel St.
Entiat, WA 98822
Outdoor Box: 24 Hours a day
Drive-thru access
Leavenworth City Hall
700 Highway 2
Leavenworth, WA 98826
Outdoor Box: 24 Hours a day
Drive-thru access
Wenatchee Public Library
(Original Location)
310 Douglas St.
Wenatchee, WA 98801 
Outdoor Box: 24 Hours a day
Drive-thru Access


Key Dates for the Presidential Primary

  • January 7 -  Deadline for each major political party to submit their final list of candidates to be printed on their side of the ballot. Once the names are submitted to the Office of the Secretary of State, changes cannot be made. (RCW 29A.56) The same candidates will appear in the printed Voters’ Pamphlet and online Voters’ Guide.

    January 25 – Military and overseas ballots and Voters’ Pamphlets are mailed.

    February 12 thru 21 – Voters’ Pamphlets are mailed statewide.

    February 21 – Ballots are mailed to every registered voter and voting centers open. 

    March 2 - Deadline for online registrations and address updates; mailed registrations must be received by an elections official, not postmarked.

    March 10 – Presidential Primary

  • Last day to register or update in person at a county elections office.
  • Mailed ballots must have a March 10 postmark to count.
  • All returned ballots must have a valid signature.
  • Ballot boxes and voting centers close at 8:00 p.m.
  • After 8:00 p.m., counties begin transmission of results to the Secretary of State.
  • March 27 – Last day for Secretary of State to certify Presidential Primary results.

    July, August - The major political parties hold conventions to officially nominate their candidates for US President. The 2020 Democratic National Convention is July 13-16, 2020, and the Republican National Convention is August 24-27, 2020.

    For more info, contact the WA State Democratic Party @ 206-583-0664, or the WA State Republican Party @ 425-460-0570.

Posted: 03/01/2016 04:10 PM
Last Updated: 02/21/2020 11:09 AM

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