Current Election Information

Quick links to data and resources for the current election. 

November 2, 2021 is General Election Day for all voters in Washington. Counties will mail ballots to registered voters by October 15. 

This year, ballots contain three state advisory votes as well as many local races and measures. Links to the full text of the advisory votes can be found in the Online Voters' Guide.

Our General Election Fact Sheet and many other election resources can be found in the sections below.

 

General Election Voters' Pamphlet

The Voters' Pamphlet for the 2021 General will be available in a variety of formats, including accessible PDFs, audio files, and flat text.

Online Voters' Guide 

For best results, use a mobile device or Chrome/Firefox browser to load the guide. For a personalized guide, use the lookup tool at VoteWA.gov.

Advisory Votes

Information about the advisory votes can be found in the Online Voters' Guide, or select an advisory vote below to view the complete text of the bill.

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 VoteWA.gov.

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. You can return your ballot at an official drop box or by mail, no stamp needed. Accessible voting is available through your local elections office or voting center until Election Day, 8:00 PM.

Ballot Drop Box and Voting Center Locations ( Excel | PDF | Map )

Download a comprehensive list, view the statewide map, or sign in to VoteWA.gov for a personalized list. The statewide list will be updated as Election Day approaches. For details, contact your local elections office.

Daily Ballot Return Statistics

This report breaks down the number and percentage of ballots received by each county elections department.

Daily Ballot Status Report

Also known as the matchback report, this daily 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.

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 Available in paper format, PDF, or GIS compatible 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.