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Voter registration deadlines. (Effective until June 30, 2019.)

(1) In order to vote in any primary, special election, or general election, a person who is not registered to vote in Washington must:
(a) Submit a registration application no later than twenty-nine days before the day of the primary, special election, or general election; or
(b) Register in person at the county auditor's office in his or her county of residence no later than eight days before the day of the primary, special election, or general election.
(2) A person who is already registered to vote in Washington may update his or her registration no later than twenty-nine days before the day of the primary, special election, or general election to be in effect for that primary, special election, or general election. A registered voter who fails to transfer his or her residential address by this deadline may vote according to his or her previous registration address.

NOTES:

Notice to registered poll votersElections by mail2011 c 10: See note following RCW 29A.04.008.
Effective dates2004 c 267: See note following RCW 29A.08.010.

Voter registration deadlines. (Effective June 30, 2019.)

(1) In order to vote in any primary, special election, or general election, a person who is not registered to vote in Washington must:
(a) Submit a registration application that is received no later than eight days before the day of the primary, special election, or general election; or
(b) Register in person at the county auditor's office, the division of elections if in a separate city from the county auditor's office, a voting center, or other location designated by the county auditor in his or her county of residence no later than 8:00 p.m. on the day of the primary, special election, or general election.
(2) A person who is already registered to vote in Washington may update his or her registration no later than 8:00 p.m. on the day of the primary, special election, or general election to be in effect for that primary, special election, or general election. A registered voter who fails to transfer his or her residential address by this deadline may vote according to his or her previous registration address.
(3) To register in person at the county auditor's office, a voting center, or other location designated by the county auditor, a person must appear in person at the county auditor's office, a voting center, or other location designated by the county auditor in the county in which the person resides at a time when the facility is open and complete the voter registration application by providing the information required by RCW 29A.08.010.

NOTES:

Effective date2018 c 112 §§ 1-4: "Sections 1 through 4 of this act take effect June 30, 2019." [ 2018 c 112 § 6.]
Notice to registered poll votersElections by mail2011 c 10: See note following RCW 29A.04.008.
Effective dates2004 c 267: See note following RCW 29A.08.010.
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