Voter Registration

Not yet registered to vote in the Elections? 

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Washington voter registration rules

To register in Washington you must:

  • be a citizen of the United States;
  • be at least 18 years old by Election Day;
  • be a legal resident of Washington State, your county, and precinct for 30 days immediately preceding Election Day;
  • not be disqualified from voting due to a court order; and
  • not be under Department of Corrections supervision for a Washington felony conviction.

Washington voter registration deadlines

  • In Person: Election Day.
  • By Mail: 8 days before Election Day.
  • Online: 8 days before Election Day.

Washington voter registration directions

  1. Use our Register to Vote Tool to fill out the National Voter Registration Form.
  2. Sign and date your form. This is very important!
  3. Mail or hand-deliver your completed form to the address we provide.
  4. Make sure you register before the voter registration deadline.