29A.08.172  <<  29A.08.174 >>   29A.08.210

Registration at age 16 and 17Application electronically.

(1) A person who has attained sixteen years of age and has a valid Washington state driver's license or identicard may sign up to register to vote as part of the future voter program, by submitting a voter registration application electronically on the secretary of state website.
(2) The applicant must attest to the truth of the information provided on the application by affirmatively accepting the information as true.
(3) If signing up to register electronically, the applicant must affirmatively assent to the use of his or her driver's license or identicard signature for voter registration purposes.
(4) The applicant must affirmatively acknowledge that he or she will not vote in a special or general election until his or her eighteenth birthday, and will only vote in a primary election or presidential primary election if he or she will be eighteen years of age by the general election.
(5) For each electronic registration application, the secretary of state must obtain a digital copy of the applicant's driver's license or identicard signature from the department of licensing.
(6) The secretary of state may employ additional security measures to ensure the accuracy and integrity of voter preregistration applications submitted electronically.


Effective date2020 c 208 §§ 3, 5, 6, and 13-17: See note following RCW 29A.08.210.
Short titleFindings2020 c 208: See notes following RCW 29A.08.210.
FindingsIntentEffective date2018 c 109: See notes following RCW 29A.08.170.
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