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Dates and Deadlines 2021

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.

Have questions? Call 1-800-448-4881 Monday-Friday between 8AM-5PM or email [email protected].

Special Election

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 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 9 Deadline for Washington State voter registration (in person only)
February 9 Special Election - Deposit your ballot in an official drop box by 8 p.m. on Election Day.

Special Election

April 9 Start of 18-day voting period (through Election Day). Ballots are mailed out and Accessible Voting Units (AVUs) are available at voting centers.
April 19 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 27 Deadline for Washington State voter registration (in person only)
April 27 Special Election - Deposit your ballot in an official drop box by 8 p.m. on Election Day.

Candidate Filing

May 17 First day to file a declaration of candidacy.
May 21 Last day to file a declaration of candidacy.
May 24 Final day to withdraw from the ballot.
May 28 Deadline for submission of Voters' Pamphlet statements and photographs.

Primary

July 16 Start of 18-day voting period (through Election Day). Ballots are mailed out and Accessible Voting Units (AVUs) are available at voting centers.
July 26 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 3 Deadline for Washington State voter registration or updates (in person only).
August 3 Primary - Deposit your ballot in an official drop box by 8 p.m. on Election Day.

General Election

October 15 Start of 18-day voting period (through Election Day). Ballots are mailed out and Accessible Voting Units (AVUs) are available at voting centers.
October 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.
November 2 Deadline for Washington State voter registration or updates (in person only).
November 2 General Election - Deposit your ballot in an official drop box by 8 p.m. on Election Day.