​Election Dates, Voter Registration and Resolution Deadlines
    

​Important Dates

​Regular legislative session begins:

January 14​, 2019

​Regular legislative session ends:

April 28, 2019

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

April 29, 2019

​Candidate Filing Week (RCW 29A.24.050):

​May 13 - 17, 2019

​Last day for candidates to withdraw (RCW 29A.24.131):

​May 20, 2019

Laws enacted in regular legislative session become effective:

July 28, 2019

Last day a void in candidacy will open a special 3 day filing for the General Election:

August 5, 2019

​Voter Registration Information

FEBRUARY 2019 AND APRIL 2019 SPECIAL ELECTIONS: You may register to vote or change your voter registration address at any time. The dates included in the tables are the deadlines for you to register to vote or update your voter registration and participate in the next election.

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AUGUST 2019 AND NOVEMBER 2019 ELECTIONS: Washington State is implementing Same Day Voter Registration beginning with the August Primary Election. You may register to vote online, by mail, and voter registration drive 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.

Last day to update registration:
Deadline for online voter registration, address change and other updates for February and April Special Elections in 2019.

Last day for new registration:
Deadline for new Washington State voter registrations for the February and April Special Elections in 2019. Must register in-person at the Thurston County Auditor's Office:

2000 Lakeridge Dr SW
Bldg. 1, Rm. 118
Olympia, WA 98502
(Map)

​February 12, 2019 - Special Election

​Resolution Deadline:

December 14, 2018

​Military ballots mailed:

January 11, 2019

​Last day to update registrations:

January 14​, 2019

​Last day for new registrations

​February 4, 2019

​Ballots available:

​January 23, 2019

​Ballots mailed:

January 23, 2019

County Certification:​

February 22, 2019

​April 23, 2019 - Special Election

​Resolution Deadline:

February 22​, 2019

​Military Ballot Mailed:

March 22​, 2019

Last day to update registrations:​

March 25, 2019

​Last day for new registrations:

April 15, 2019

​Ballots available:

April 3, 2019

​Ballots mailed:

April 3, 2019

County Certification:​

May 3, 2019

​August 6, 2019 - Primary Election

​Resolution Deadline:

May 10​, 2019

​Military Ballots Mailed:

June 21​, 2019

Voters' Pamphlets mailed:​

July 10, 2019

Ballots available:​

July 17, 2019

Ballots mailed:​

July 17, 2019

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

July 19, 2019

Last day for new registrations online, by mail, and voter registration drives:​

​July 29, 2019

​Last day for new registrations in person and all address updates:

​August 6, 2019

County Certification:​

August 20, 2019

Secretary of State Certification:​

August 23, 2019

​November 5, 2019 - General Election

​Resolution Deadline:

August 6, 2019

​Military Ballots Mailed:

​September 20, 2019

​Voters' Pamphlets mailed:

​October 9, 2019

Ballots available:​

October 16, 2019

Ballots mailed:​

October 16, 2019

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

October 18, 2019

​Last day for new registrations online, by mail, and voter registration drives:​

October 28, 2019

​​Last day for new registrations in person and all address updates:

​November 5, 2019

County Certification:

November 26, 2019

​Secretary of State Certification:

December 5, 2019