​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 10, 2022

​Regular Legislative session ends:

March 10, 2022

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

May 2, 2022

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

May 2, 2022

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

​May 16 - 20, 2022

​Last day for candidates to withdraw:

​May 23, 2022

​SOS certify candidates to Auditors:

May 24, 2022

​Candidate photos and statements due:

​May 27, 2022

​Laws enacted in regular legislature session become law:

June 9, 2022

​February 8, 2022 - Special Election

​Resolution Deadline:

December 10, 2021

​Military ballots mailed:

January 7, 2022

​Ballots available:

​January 21, 2022

​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.

January 31, 2022

​​​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 8, 2022

County Certification:​

February 18, 2022

​April 26, 2022 - Special Election

​Resolution Deadline:

​February 25, 2022

​Military Ballots Mailed:

​March 25, 2022

​Ballots available:

​April 8, 2022

​​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 18, 2022

​​​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 26, 2022

​County Certification:

​May 6, 2022

​August 2, 2022 - Primary Election

​Resolution Deadline:

May 13, 2022

​Military Ballots Mailed:

June 17, 2022

Voters' Pamphlets mailed:​

July 7, 2022

Ballots available:​

July 13, 2022

Ballots mailed:​

July 13, 2022

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

July 14, 2022

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 25, 2022

​​​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 2, 2022

County Certification:​

August 16, 2022

Secretary of State Certification:​

August 19, 2022

​November 8, 2022

​Resolution Deadline:

August 2, 2022

​Military Ballots Mailed:

​September 23, 2022

​Voters' Pamphlets mailed:

​October 10-14, 2022

Ballots mailed:​

October 13, 2022

Ballots available:​

October 19, 2022

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

October 20, 2022

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 31, 2022

​​​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 8, 2022

County Certification:

November 29, 2022

​Secretary of State Certification:

December 8, 2022