Register to Vote in Washington State

Are you registered to vote? Getting registered is the first step to making your voice heard on Election Day, November 3.

Registering to vote

There are three ways to register to vote in Washington state:

  1. Visit to start your online voter registration. You’ll need your Washington State Driver’s License or ID.
  2. By mail. Download and print a paper form from this page and mail the completed form to your county elections office (addresses are listed on the registration form).
  3. In person. Visit your county elections office to register in person.


Online and mail registration must be completed by October 26. In-person registration can be completed up to and on Election Day (November 3).

Already registered? Confirm your status!

It’s easy to check your voter registration status. Just visit VoteWA, our state’s voter registration site, enter your name and birthdate, and you’ll be able to see whether you’re registered, update your address, and get a list of ballot drop boxes in your area.

Why check your status? If you’ve moved in the last year, changed your name, or just haven’t voted for a while, it’s a great idea to check your status just to make sure your information is current. And it only takes a minute! So check your voter registration status today.

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