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               (See also CAMPAIGNS; INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM; PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION; REDISTRICTING COMMISSION)
Annexation, requiring approval of registered voters: SB 5013, SSB 5013
Ballots, drop boxes, auditors to place throughout county: HB 1290
Ballots, drop boxes, county auditors and local election officials to consider reservations as locations for drop boxes: ESHB 1290
Ballots, drop boxes, county auditors to establish minimum number for counties and cities: SB 5320
Ballots, drop boxes, placing at each public institution of higher education: ESHB 1290
Ballots, mail in ballot deadline act: HB 2561
Ballots, mailing, requesting special accommodation for official election mail from Congress and Postmaster General: SJM 8004
Ballots, mailing, requiring receipt by auditor by 8:00 p.m. on day of election or primary: SB 5291, SB 5317
Ballots, order of candidates on primary ballot, determining by lot: SHB 1195
Ballots, prepaid postage: HB 1278, SB 5027
Ballots, printing public disclosure commission web address on: HB 1720, SB 5507, * SSB 5507, CH 283 (2013)
Ballots, processing and counting on day of election: HB 1102, SB 5580
Ballots, processing of, monitoring using web camera surveillance systems: HB 2586
Ballots, replacement, providing by telephone or mail or in person, conditions: SB 5500
Ballots, signing and receipt requirements: SB 5291
Ballots, tabulation and receipt requirements: SB 5317
Ballots, uniform ballot design: HB 1103, SHB 1103
Candidates, in general elections, choosing between top two candidates qualified at preceding primary: SHB 1195
Candidates, nonpartisan offices, choosing between top two candidates in general elections: * HB 1474, CH 143 (2013)
Candidates, nonpartisan offices, holding no primary for any position with no more than two candidates: * 2SHB 1195, CH 195 (2013)
Candidates, order on primary ballot, determining by lot: SHB 1195
Candidates, positions with one candidate, excluding from ballot: HB 1509
Candidates, withdrawal of, extending filing declaration deadline if incumbent withdraws: SB 6303
Candidates, write-in, filing declaration of candidacy: HB 1510, SHB 1510
Candidates, write-in, printing in general election ballot, conditions: HB 2750
Costs and inefficiencies in elections, reducing: HB 1966, SB 5277
County partisan offices, filling unexpired term, canceling primary when just one candidate has filed: * HB 2106, CH 7 (2014)
Districts, various, authorizing district-based elections: HB 1413, SB 5473
Districts, various, changing election system to remedy potential violation, provisions concerning at-large and district-based elections: SHB 1413
Election laws, nonsubstantive changes: HB 1157, SB 5518, * SSB 5518, CH 11 (2013) PV
Election laws, reconciling: HB 2215, SHB 2215, SB 6015, SSB 6015
House of representatives, members, house and legislative district population and location provisions: HB 1121
Mail in ballot deadline act: HB 2561
Mail, official election mail, requesting special accommodation from Congress and Postmaster General: SJM 8004
Motor voter registration, preregistration for persons age sixteen and seventeen: EHB 1279, ESHB 1279, SB 5270
Political parties, state committees for, naming chair and vice chair: HB 2263, SB 6356, SSB 6356
Presidential elections, provisions concerning electors: HB 1091
Presidential electors, compensation: * HB 1639, CH 38 (2013)
Primaries, positions with one candidate, excluding from ballot: HB 1509, * HB 2106, CH 7 (2014)
Recall petitions, signatures on, provisions concerning gatherers, gathering businesses, and petitions: HB 2552, SHB 2552
Redistricting and new elections, requiring in some cases: HB 1413, SHB 1413, SB 5473
School district bonds, requiring simple majority of voters voting to authorize: HB 2441, HJR 4216, SB 5589, SJR 8208
Signs, political yard sign display in homeowners' associations: SB 5083
Special districts, diking and drainage and flood control, allowing legal entities to vote in elections: HB 1269
Unexpired terms, filling, repealing provisions: HB 1195
Voters' pamphlets, primary elections, modifying provisions: HB 1211, SB 5637, SSB 5637
Voters' pamphlets, printing public disclosure commission web address on: HB 1720, SB 5507, * SSB 5507, CH 283 (2013)
Voters' pamphlets, removing requirement that complete text of initiatives be included in printed version of: HB 2033, SHB 2033, HB 2066
Voting, by out-of-state, overseas, and service voters, mailing requirement: SB 5291
Voting, county option to establish and conduct polling place voting, procedures and identification requirements: SB 5498
Voting, for write-in candidate, conditions: HB 1510, SHB 1510
Voting, lack of voter opportunity, cause of action to redress: HB 1413, SHB 1413, SB 5473
Voting, poll-site voting and identification procedures: HB 1317
Voting, registration, extending time period, including online registration: EHB 1267, SB 5268
Voting, registration, motor voter preregistration for persons age sixteen and seventeen: EHB 1279, ESHB 1279, SB 5270
Voting, registration, verification of citizenship, including registration cancellations: SB 5380
Voting, registration, verification of registration qualifications and suspension of certain voters: SB 5380
Voting, registration, Washington voting rights act of 2013, enacting: HB 1413, SHB 1413, SB 5473
Voting, registration, young voter registration equality act: EHB 1279, ESHB 1279, SB 5270
Water-sewer districts, assumption by city or town, requiring voter approval: HB 2413, SB 6008, ESSB 6008