1. 2016 Important Dates (PDF)

    View a PDF of important election dates and deadlines for 2016.

  2. 2016 Ballot Resolutions

    Read over ballot resolutions for the upcoming elections.

  3. Address Update

    Keeping your address updated helps ensure you receive the correct ballot for the election.

  4. College Voters

    As a student, you probably change your address more frequently than the average voter. Remember to update your voter registration every time you move.

  5. Election Calendar

    View the calendar of events for the Elections Office

  6. Felons & Voting Rights

    If you were convicted of a felony in Washington State, your right to vote is restored as long as you are not under the supervision (in prison, on community custody or parole) of the Department of Corrections (DOC). Once your right is restored, you must re-register to vote in order to receive a ballot.

  7. Military & Overseas Voters

    If you are stationed overseas in the military, traveling, or living overseas during an election, you can still vote. There are several options to help insure you get your ballot and are able to return it in time to be counted.

  8. New Washington Resident

    As a new resident of Washington State, you can register to vote by mail, in person, online if you have a Washington Driver's Licence or State ID with MyVote, or when you get your new state driver license or ID at the Department of Licensing.

  9. Quick Links

    Links to helpful related resources.

  10. Register to Vote

    Information on how to register to vote in Washington State.

  11. Seasonal Resident

    You can vote in Washington State even if you are away from home during an election. To make sure you receive your ballot, update your seasonal mailing address with your county elections department.

  12. Voter Eligibility

    Washington State encourages every eligible person to register to vote and participate fully in all elections. Each of us is responsible for protecting the integrity of the electoral process by providing equal access, and guarding against fraud and discrimination.

  13. Voter Registration Cancellation (PDF)

    If you would like to cancel your Voter Registration in Washington State, fill out this form and send it to your county elections office.

  14. Voters With Disabilities

    As a voter with a disability, you can request a reasonable accommodation or assistance to vote. The Office of the Secretary of State is committed to ensuring accessibility at voting centers, and that you have the opportunity to vote privately and independently.