Current Election Information

Quick links to data and resources for the current election. 

November 8, 2022 is General Election Day.

Confirm or update your voter registration information today at VoteWA.gov. If you are registered to vote, your ballot is mailed automatically and there's no need to request one. View the Online Voters' Guide or the list of Candidates Who Filed.

October 21 ballots are 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.

October 31 is the deadline to register or update your address online. You may also register and vote in person at a county voting center through election day. 

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

 

Ballots will contain two state advisory votes and candidates for US Senate, US Representative, Washington Secretary of State (2-year unexpired term due to a vacancy), the State Legislature, the Washington Supreme Court and other judicial offices. Local offices and propositions may appear on your ballot, too, depending upon what's happening in your community. View the state's Online Voters' Guide or list of Candidates Who Filed May 16 - 20.

For your customized online voter guide, please visit VoteWA.gov. Use Chrome/Firefox/Edge or your mobile device to load the guide.

Your precinct determines which offices and measures are printed on your ballot, so you may see candidates in the complete online guide that do not appear on your ballot. Your customized voters' guide at VoteWA.gov and your mailed ballot will show which candidates you're eligible to vote for based on your precinct. 

 

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. 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.

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 is updated as counties provide new locations. For the most up to date information, contact your local elections office.

2022 General Election Data 

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.

2022 General Election Advisory Votes These advisory votes will appear on your ballot in November. 

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.