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November 5 General Election

The November 5 General Election ballot features statewide ballot measures, local ballot measures, county offices and other local offices. Voters will receive two voters’ pamphlets this election – one featuring state measures and judicial candidates and one featuring local measures and offices. The State pamphlet delivery begins in early October while the local pamphlet will show up in mail boxes around October 18, about the time when your ballot arrives. For a customized guide featuring only the issues or races you can vote, visit www.votewa.gov.


Important Dates:

September 20 – Military and overseas ballots mailed

October 5-11 – State voters’ pamphlets mailed 

October 17 – Last day to file as write-in candidate without a fee

October 16 – Local voters’ pamphlet mailed

October 17 – All other ballots mailed

October 28 – Last day to register or update information online or by mail 

November 5 – Last day to register or update information in person

November 5 – Last day to return a ballot

November 26 – Election certified 


Sample Ballot (PDF)


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