Keeping your address updated helps ensure you receive the correct ballot for the election.
As a student, you probably change your address more frequently than the average voter. Remember to update your voter registration every time you move.
View the calendar of events for the Elections Office
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 currently serving a sentence of total confinement in prison of the Department of Corrections (DOC). Once your right is restored, you must re-register to vote in order to receive a ballot.
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.
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.
Links to helpful related resources.
Register to Vote
Information on how to register to vote in Washington State.
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.
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.
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.
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.