​Election Dates, Voter Registration and Resolution Deadlines
    

​Voter Registration Information

Washington State implimented Same Day Voter Registration in the 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: 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 your county Auditor's Office or any other designated location.

​Important Dates

​Regular Legislative session begins:

January 13​

​Regular Legislative session ends:

March 12​

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

​April 27

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

​April 27

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

​May 11 - 15

​Last day for candidates to withdraw:

​May 18

​SOS certify candidates to Auditors:

May 19

​Candidate photos and statements due:

​May 22

​Laws enacted in regular legislature session become law:

​June 11

​February 11, 2020 - Special Election

​Resolution Deadline:

December 13, 2019

​Military ballots mailed:

January 10, 2020

​Ballots available:

​January 22, 2020

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

February 3, 2020

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

​February 11, 2020

County Certification:​

February 21, 2020

March 10, 2020 Presidential Primary

Military ballots mailed: 

January 24, 2020

Ballots available:

February 19, 2020

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

March 2, 2020

Deadline for party chair to submit names of write ins:

March 3, 2020

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

March 10, 2020

County Certification:

March 20, 2020

Secretary of State Certification:

​March 27, 2020

​April 28, 2020 - Special Election

​Resolution Deadline:

February 28, 2020

​Military Ballot Mailed:

March 27, 2020

​Ballots available:

April 8, 2020

​Ballots mailed:

April 8, 2020

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

April 20, 2020

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

April 28, 2020

County Certification:​

May 8, 2020

​August 4, 2020 - Primary Election

​Resolution Deadline:

May 8, 2020

​Military Ballots Mailed:

June 19, 2020

Voters' Pamphlets mailed:​

July 8, 2020

Ballots available:​

July 15, 2020

Ballots mailed:​

July 15, 2020

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

July 16, 2020

Last day to register to vote or update your current registration by any means. The information must be received by an election official by this day.

​July 27, 2020

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

​August 4, 2020

County Certification:​

August 18, 2020

Secretary of State Certification:​

August 21, 2020

​November 3, 2020

​Resolution Deadline:

August 4, 2020

​Military Ballots Mailed:

​September 18, 2020

​Voters' Pamphlets mailed:

​October 7, 2020

Ballots available:​

October 14, 2020

Ballots mailed:​

October 14, 2020

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

October 15, 2020

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

October 26, 2020

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

​November 3, 2020

County Certification:

November 24, 2020

​Secretary of State Certification:

December 3, 2020