washington 

what you will need:
  • Your name
  • Your date of birth
  • driver license or I.D. card number

Elections Division

520 Union Ave SE

PO Box 40229

Olympia, WA 98504-0229

    (360) 902-4180
      elections@sos.wa.gov
    
 

 registered to vote? 

Registration Deadlines: 
Online: Oct. 8
By Mail: Oct. 16
In Person: Oct. 8

 NEED TO REGISTER? 

 By Mail: 

To register to vote by mail you must print the voter registration form, fill it and mail it!
 
No printer?
Request a voter registration form be mailed to you using this form.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
  • driver license or I.D. card number
  • social security number
MAIL IT!

Completed forms can be submitted to your county clerk by:

  • mail

  • hand delivery

After your application is processed and accepted you will receive a voter registration card to the address provided.

In Person: 

Register to vote in person at:
  • your county clerk office
  • your local DMV office
  • state secretary office
what you will need:
  • Your name
  • Your date of birth
  • driver license or I.D. card number

Online:

 

 

voter information portal

 
FIND OUT YOUR:​​
  • check if you are registered to vote

  • view your voter registration information

  • update your voter registration

  • check the status of your ballot

  • find contact information for your county elections office

  • find contact information for your elected officials

  • find a ballot drop site

 

how to vote

 
 
 
Washington does not have polling places, instead after receiving your ballot you can drop it off at a ballot drop off box.
election day voting
To vote you must show identification.
 
vote by mail
washington only votes by mail!
Each registered voter will receive a ballot in the mail. Your ballot is mailed to you at least 18 days before each election. Your ballot packet will include a ballot, a secrecy envelope, and a return envelope.
 DEADLINES: 
BALLOT RETURN: Nov. 6
 
 
military/overseas
who is eligible?
  • an active duty member of the Uniformed Services or Merchant Marine;
  • an eligible spouse or family member of an active duty member of the Uniformed Services or Merchant Marine; or
  • a U.S. citizen residing outside the U.S.
HOW DO I REGISTER & VOTE?
 
The military voter form acts acts as both a registration and a vote by mail request.
You can also use the FVAP's online assistant to electronically fill out the form to then print and mail.
      *note: you need a printer to use this service.
HOW DO I SUBMIT MY FORM?
After completing and signing you may submit your FPCA to your county clerk's office by:​
  • mail

  • email

  • fax

 DEADLINES: 
BALLOT RETURN: Nov. 6
If you missed the deadlines but are otherwise eligible to vote absentee you may use the federal write-in absentee form!
EARLY VOTING
From Oct.18 - Nov. 6 you can vote at a voting center!
 
 
 

candidates

check back for updated candidates after primaries are over!

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