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King County Elections

King County Elections
919 Southwest Grady Way
Renton, WA 98057-2906

206-296-VOTE (8683)
TTY: Relay: 711
FAX: 206-296-0108

Weekdays 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Registration deadlines and requirements

Who can register to vote?

To register to vote in the state of Washington, you must be:

In the state of Washington, you do not have to register by political party or declare political party membership to vote in the state's regular primaries or general elections.

Registration deadlines

Deadlines differ based on whether or not you have already registered to vote in Washington.

Registered to vote?

Not registered to vote?

Visit the Washington Secretary of State for additional information about deadlines.

Election-specific deadlines for 2014

Election dates and deadlines (includes when ballots are mailed)

Date of Election

Voter registration and
address change/updates deadline

In-person registration deadline for those not currently registered to vote in Washington State*

February 11, 2014

January 13, 2014

February 3, 2014

April 22, 2014

March 24, 2014

April 14, 2014

June 25, 2013

May 25, 2013** - mail-in deadline;
May 27, 2013 - online deadline 

June 17, 2013 

August 5, 2014

July 7, 2014

July 28, 2014

November 4, 2014

October 6, 2014

October 27, 2014

* People not currently registered in the State of Washington have until 8 days before the election to register in-person