Dates and Deadlines 2022

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Special Election

January 21 Start of 18-day voting period (through Election Day). Ballots are mailed out and Accessible Voting Units (AVUs) are available at voting centers.
January 31 Online and mail registrations must be received 8 days before Election Day. Register to vote in person during business hours and any time before 8:00 p.m. on Election Day
February 8 Deadline for Washington State voter registration (in person only)
February 8 Special Election - Deposit your ballot in an official drop box by 8 p.m. on Election Day.

Special Election

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 Online and mail registrations must be received 8 days before Election Day. Register to vote in person during business hours and any time before 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.
April 26 Deadline for Washington State voter registration (in person only)
April 26 Special Election - Deposit your ballot in an official drop box by 8 p.m. on Election Day.

Candidate Filing

May 16 First day to file a declaration of candidacy.
May 20 Last day to file a declaration of candidacy.
May 23 Final day to withdraw from the ballot.
May 27 Deadline for submission of Voters' Pamphlet statements and photographs.

Primary

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 Online and mail registrations must be received 8 days before Election Day. Register to vote in person during business hours and any time before 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.
August 2 Deadline for Washington State voter registration or updates (in person only).
August 2 Primary - Deposit your ballot in an official drop box by 8 p.m. on Election Day.

General Election

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 Online and mail registrations must be received 8 days before Election Day. Register to vote in person during business hours and any time before 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.
November 8 Deadline for Washington State voter registration or updates (in person only).
November 8 General Election - Deposit your ballot in an official drop box by 8 p.m. on Election Day.