​Election Dates, Voter Registration and Resolution Deadlines
    

​Voter Registration Information

Washington State implemented Same Day Voter Registration in the August 2019 Primary Election. You may register to vote online, by mail, voter registration drive or by any other means up to 8 days prior to Election Day. You may register to vote in-person and update your voter registration address up to 8 p.m. on Election Day.

By any means (other than in person): You may register to vote or update your current registration 8 days prior to the election. The information must be received by an election official by this day.​

In person: You may register to vote or update your voter registration by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day at any county Auditor's Office, voting center or any other designated location.

​Important Dates

​Regular Legislative session begins:

January 11, 2021

​Regular Legislative session ends:

April 25, 2021

​Deadline for precinct boundary changes until after the General Election:

May 3, 2021

​First day to accept candidate filings by mail (RCW 29A.24.081):

May 3, 2021

​Candidate filing week (RCW 29A.24.050):

​May 17 - 21, 2021

​Last day for candidates to withdraw:

​May 24, 2021

​SOS certify candidates to Auditors:

May 25, 2021

​Candidate photos and statements due:

​May 28, 2021

​Laws enacted in regular legislature session become law:

​July 25, 2021

​February 9, 2021 - Special Election

​Resolution Deadline:

December 11, 2020

​Military ballots mailed:

January 8, 2021

​Ballots available:

​January 20, 2021

​Last day to register to vote or update your current registration by any means (other than in person). The information must be received by an election official by this day.

February 1, 2021

​​​You may register to vote or update your current registration in person only up to 8:00 p.m. on Election Day at any county Auditor's Office, voting center or any other designated location.

​February 9, 2021

County Certification:​

February 19, 2021

​April 27, 2021 - Special Election

​Resolution Deadline:

​February 26, 2021

​Military Ballots Mailed:

​March 26, 2021

​Ballots available:

​April 7, 2021

​​Last day to register to vote or update your current registration by any means (other than in person). The information must be received by an election official by this day.

​April 19, 2021

​​​You may register to vote or update your current registration in person only up to 8:00 p.m. on Election Day at any county Auditor's Office, voting center or any other designated location.

​April 27, 2021

​County Certification:

​May 7, 2021

​August 3, 2021 - Primary Election

​Resolution Deadline:

May 14, 2021

​Military Ballots Mailed:

June 18, 2021

Voters' Pamphlets mailed:​

July 7, 2021

Ballots available:​

July 14, 2021

Ballots mailed:​

July 14, 2021

Last day to file a write-in candidacy with no filing fee:​

July 15, 2021

Last day to register to vote or update your current registration by any means (other than in person). The information must be received by an election official by this day.

​July 26, 2021

​​​You may register to vote or update your current registration in person only up to 8:00 p.m. on Election Day at any county Auditor's Office, voting center or any other designated location.

​August 3, 2021

County Certification:​

August 17, 2021

Secretary of State Certification:​

August 20, 2021

​November 2, 2021

​Resolution Deadline:

August 3, 2021

​Military Ballots Mailed:

​September 17, 2021

​Voters' Pamphlets mailed:

​October 6, 2021

Ballots mailed:​

October 7, 2021

Ballots available:​

October 13, 2021

Last day to file a write-in candidacy with no filing fee:​

October 14, 2021

Last day to register to vote or update your current registration by any means (other than in person). The information must be received by an election official by this day.​

October 25, 2021

​​​You may register to vote or update your current registration in person only up to 8:00 p.m. on Election Day at any county Auditor's Office, voting center or any other designated location.

​November 2, 2021

County Certification:

November 23, 2021

​Secretary of State Certification:

December 2, 2021