Have you moved since you last updated your registration? Just moved to Washington? Never been registered before? Are you at least 16 years old and a citizen? We got you. Click below to register to vote!
Talking the talk
We aim to break down barriers that prevent folks from deep civic engagement, and the language you speak shouldn’t be one of them. That’s why we aim to use translated materials in the field to do in-language voter registration whenever and wherever possible.
Frequently asked questions
Am I eligible to vote?
All folks who can answer yes to each of these statements is eligible to vote!
- I am a U.S. Citizen
- I am at least 16 and will be at least 18 years old by or on Election Day
- I will have lived in Washington for at least 30 days before the election
- I am not presently denied my right to vote as a result of being under the authority of the Department of Corrections (DOC) for a felony conviction
If you were convicted of a felony in a Washington State court, your right to vote is restored automatically once you are no longer under the authority of DOC (in prison or on community custody). If you have questions about your status with DOC, call at (800) 430-9674.
If you were convicted of a felony in another state or in federal court, your right to vote is restored automatically as long as you are not currently incarcerated for that felony.
You do not lose the right to vote for a misdemeanor conviction or a conviction in juvenile court.
You do not need a certificate of discharge (COD) to have your voting rights restored.
When do I need to register to vote?
To register by mail or online, your application must be received no later than 8 days before Election Day. Register to vote in person during business hours and any time before 8:00pm on Election Day.
What information do I need to register to vote?
Can I register to vote if I don’t have a permanent residence?
Can I vote if I have a felony conviction?
- I was convicted of a felony in federal court and am no longer in prison
- I was convicted of a felony in a state court outside of Washington and am no longer in prison
- I was convicted of a felony in Washington and am no longer in prison or on community custody (under the authority of the Department of Corrections)