Dates and Deadlines

Special Election

January 11 Deadline for voter registration, address change and other updates
January 22 Start of 18-day voting period (through Election Day). Ballots are mailed out and Accessible Voting Units (AVUs) are available at voting centers.
February 1 Deadline for new Washington State voter registration (in person only)
February 9 Special Election
 

Special Election

March 28 Deadline for voter registration, address change and other updates
April 8 Start of 18-day voting period (through Election Day). Ballots are mailed out and Accessible Voting Units (AVUs) are available at voting centers.
April 18 Deadline for new Washington State voter registration (in person only)
April 26 Special Election
 

Presidential Primary

April 25 Deadline for voter registration, address change and other updates
May 6 Start of 18-day voting period (through Election Day). Ballots are mailed out and Accessible Voting Units (AVUs) are available at voting centers.
May 16 Deadline for new Washington State voter registration (in person only)
May 24 Primary
 

Primary

July 4 Deadline for voter registration, address change and other updates
July 15 Start of 18-day voting period (through Election Day). Ballots are mailed out and Accessible Voting Units (AVUs) are available at voting centers.
July 25 Deadline for new Washington State voter registration (in person only)
August 2 Primary
 

General Election

October 10 Deadline for voter registration, address change and other updates
October 21 Start of 18-day voting period (through Election Day). Ballots are mailed out and Accessible Voting Units (AVUs) are available at voting centers.?
October 31 Deadline for in-person new Washington State voter registration
November 8 General Election

 

If you are registered to vote but miss the deadline to update your address, you can still vote. Contact your county elections department where you are currently registered to request a ballot.

Registrations and updates submitted after the deadline will take effect for the next election.

View the complete elections calendar.