Any of the following causes may be asserted by a registered voter to challenge the right to assume office of a candidate declared elected to that office, to challenge the right of a candidate to appear on the general election ballot after a primary, or to challenge certification of the result of an election on any measure:
(1) For misconduct on the part of any election officer involved therein;
(2) Because the person whose right is being contested was not, at the time the person was declared elected, eligible to that office;
(3) Because the person whose right is being contested was, previous to the election, convicted of a felony by a court of competent jurisdiction, the conviction not having been reversed nor the person's civil rights restored after the conviction;
(4) Because the person whose right is being contested gave a bribe or reward to a voter or to an election officer for the purpose of procuring the election, or offered to do so;
(5) On account of illegal votes.
(a) Illegal votes include but are not limited to the following:
(i) More than one vote cast by a single voter;
(ii) A vote cast by a person disqualified under Article VI, section 3 of the state Constitution.
(b) Illegal votes do not include votes cast by improperly registered voters who were not properly challenged under RCW 29A.08.810
Notice to registered poll voters—Elections by mail—2011 c 10:
See note following RCW 29A.04.008
Effective date—Severability—1977 ex.s. c 361:
See notes following RCW 29A.16.040
loss of: State Constitution Art. 6 § 3, RCW 29A.08.520