Current Election Information

Quick links to data and resources for the current election. 

Washington's regularly scheduled Primary is the first Tuesday of August.  View the list of Candidates Who Filed May 15 - 19. 

August 1 is the date of this year's Primary. If you are registered to vote, your ballot is mailed automatically and there's no need to request one. Confirm or update your voter registration information today at

July 14 is the deadline for ballots to be mailed out by county election offices; no later than 18 days prior to election day. Ballots for eligible military and overseas voters are mailed 45 days prior.

July 24 is the deadline to register or update your address online. You may also register and vote in person at a county voting center until 8 p.m. on election day.


In 2023, the August 1 Primary includes state judicial offices, as well as a variety of local offices and/or measures (questions, bonds, levies, etc.). Your precinct determines what is printed on your ballot. Your customized voters' guide at and your mailed ballot will contain offices and measures based on the address where you are registered to vote.

Contact your local elections office and learn more.

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Three Ways to Register

It's easy and secure to register online, by mail with a paper form, or at a county elections office. Check your registration at

Voting by Mail FAQ 

Everything about voting in Washington. Additional quick links to USPS and Election Mail Resources.

What if I miss the deadline to register online or by mail?

Washington offers same day registration services through election day. After the 8-day deadline, you must register (or update) in person at a voting center. Contact your local county elections office for details.

At home! Your ballot materials are mailed to the address where you're registered to vote. Drop your signed ballot at an official drop box or return by mail, no stamp needed. In-person services and accessible voting devices are available through your local elections office or voting center until election day, 8 p.m.

2023 August Primary Data

The ballot status report, also known as the matchback report, contains ballots received, accepted, or challenged. Matching it back to the voter registration database reveals who has yet to vote. All voter information in the report is public information.

Ballot Return Statistics

The ballot return statistics report breaks down the number and percentage of ballots received by each county elections department.

Voter Registration Database | Request Form

Request a complete list of voters and publicly available information. The extract is large and may require particular expertise or tools to navigate.

Data & Research

This page contains links to publicly available election information for both current and historical data. Drilling down? Here’s contact info for each county elections office.

Election Results and Voters' Pamphlets

Information on past elections, including results, voters' pamphlets, offices open for election, lists of candidates who filed, and other data.

Voter Registration Database | Request Form

Request a complete list of voters and publicly available information. The extract is large and may require particular expertise or tools to navigate.

District Maps Adopted February 2022 and downloadable from the Redistricting Commission. For 2021 and earlier, download precinct shapefiles.

Forms for Voters Missing Signature Form, Signature Update Form, Voter Registration Forms, and translated forms available.

Recounts Frequently Asked Questions.

Top 2 Primary: FAQs for Voters Washington voters do not register by party affiliation. There will be no party selection box on the envelope. You may vote for any candidate regardless of the candidate's party preference.

Guide to Registering Voters Learn about guidelines and deadlines for hosting a registration drive.

Candidate Resources Forms, guides, write-in candidate rules, and more.

Statewide Standards on What is a Vote Voter Intent Manual.

Wildfires and Voting Learn about voting while being displaced due to wildfires.

Risk-Limiting Audits Learn about risk-limiting audits in Washington.