Exciting news for Lake City residents: You have a new ballot drop box! The drop-off location, which is now permanently posted outside of the neighborhood library, was unveiled on Wednesday.

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According to KUOW, local activists had been rallying for city officials to install the ballot boxes to make voting easier for voters in underserved and isolated areas.

"We have the poorest census tract in the city of Seattle right here in Lake City, so this is emblematic and symbolic of kind of why we’ve chosen many of the communities where the ballot dropboxes are," King County Councilmember Rod Dembowski told the station.

Laura Flores Cantrell, a co-chair on Seattle's immigrant voting task force, told KUOW that libraries were a natural choice for dropbox locations because they "already serve as natural community gathering places in our neighborhoods."

According to a spokesperson for the King County Department of Elections, the Lake City dropbox is one of 19 new drop boxes that will be open in time for the August 2 primary election. Here are the new locations:

Algona-Pacific Library
255 Ellingson Rd

Auburn Library
1102 Auburn Way S

Bellevue Regional Library
1111 110th Ave NE

Broadview Library
12755 Greenwood Ave N

Enumclaw Library
1700 1st St

Fairwood Library
17009 140th Ave SE

High Point Library
3411 SW Raymond St

Kirkland City Hall
123 5th Ave

Lake City Library
12501 28th Ave NE

NewHolly Learner's Building
7058 32nd Ave S

Sammamish City Hall
801 228th Ave SE

Shoreline Library
345 NE 175th St

Skyway Library
7614 S 126th St

Tahoma School District Bldg.
25720 Maple Valley-Black Diamond Rd SE

University of Washington (Schmitz Hall)
1400 Northeast Campus Parkway

Valley View Library
17850 Military Rd S

Vashon Library
17210 Vashon Hwy SW

White Center Library
1409 SW 107th Street

Woodinville Library
17105 Avondale Rd NE

You can also find the new locations on this map.

Currently, there are 29 dropboxes across the county. Fourteen more will be installed for the general election in November. The elections department has been working with King County Council members to install more boxes since 2015.

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