Requirements to vote:
18 years old on or by Election Day.
Resident of Washington state, your county, and your precinct for 30 days before Election Day.
Not be under Department of Corrections supervision for a Washington felony conviction.
Nor be disqualified from voting by a court order.
How do I register?
In the state of Washington, you can register to vote online, via mail, or in person.
To register online, go to https://voter.votewa.gov/WhereToVote.aspx
The deadline to register online is 8 days before Election Day.
To register online, fill out this form: https://www.sos.wa.gov/elections/print-voter-registration-forms.aspx and mail it to your county elections office, which will be listed at the bottom of the form. You can also find the office address at: https://www.sos.wa.gov/elections/viewauditors.aspx
Your form must be postmarked 8 days before Election Day.
To register to vote in person, you can go to your county elections department and fill this out in person.
The deadline to register in person is by 8 PM on Election Day.
You do not have to designate a party affiliation on your card to vote in the general election, but you may have to in order to vote in a primary election.
If you have moved or legally changed your name, you must update your voter registration online at https://voter.votewa.gov/WhereToVote.aspx
Can I pre-register?
You can pre-register if you are 16 years old, so long as you’ll be 18 on or by the next general election date.
You can also vote in the primary election as long as you’ll be 18 by the general election.