Elections & Voter Registration

August 1, 2017 Primary

Why are there so few candidates on my ballot? Not all candidates appear in the August Primary. The purpose of the Primary is to narrow the field of candidates in each race to just two candidates. The top two vote getters in each primary race will move on to the General Election in November (Exception: partisan races participate in the Primary regardless of the number of candidates). Nonpartisan races with only one or two candidates do not participate in the Primary. Candidates are elected to the office in the November General Election. Primary FAQs.

For ballot measures or questions, the vote results from the Primary are final.

Important dates: 
July 3 - Last day to register or update registration online (myvote.wa.gov) or by mail
July 12 - Voters’ pamphlets mailed to all households 
July 13 - Ballots mailed to registered voters
July 24 - Last day for new Washington voters to register in person

Unofficial Election Results
Precinct Results  (PDF)
Precinct Results  (Excel)
Has the Auditor's Office Received My Ballot?
Returned Ballot Statistics
Returned Voter ID list
Local Voters' Pamphlet
Online Voters' Guide
Who is on the Primary Ballot?
Lot Draw for Ballot Placement
Sample Ballot

Running for Office in 2017?

See Who Has Filed 
2017 Candidate Guide (updated 5/19/2017)
Information for School Board Director Candidates
Campaign Sign Regulations
The following offices did not receive any filings and will be open for a 3-day filing period August 2-4, 2017.
Offices open for 3-day filing period

Register to Vote or Verify An Existing Registration

Please note that 17.5 year-olds may register but will not appear in the look-up system or receive a voter registration card until their 18th birthday. 


Election Services

Voter Registration
    Register to Vote
    Update/Cancel Your Registration
    Military and Overseas Voters
    and more
Accessible Voting Information
    Accessible Voting Locations
    and more

  Election Results
    Current Election Results
    Past Election Results
    State Election Results
    and more
    Information for Districts
        2017 District Guide
        Election Dates
        Validation Numbers
        and more
    Media & Research Resources
        2017 District Guide
        2017 Candidate Guide
        Past Election Results
        2017 Offices up for Election
        and more
    Candidates & Political Parties
        Voter Data Requests
        Candidate Filing
        Local Voters' Pamphlet
        2017 Candidate Guide
        and more