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To register to vote in the state of Washington, you must be:
*16 and 17-year-olds may pre-register but will not appear in the look-up system or receive a voter registration card until their 18th birthday.
In Washington, a voter is not required to register by political party.
You may register online. Mail-in registration forms are also available at libraries, post offices, and at the County Auditor’s Office. You may also register when you renew your driver’s license.
You may register online or by mail up to 8 days before the election or in person at the Auditor’s Office up until 8 p.m. on Election Day. Once you are registered, you do not need to register again unless you change your address or name.
If you change your name or move within Snohomish County, you must update your voter registration. Changes made online or by mail after 8 days before an election will take effect after election certification. Voters can change this information in person up until 8 p.m. Election Day.
Name (signature) changes may be made by completing and mailing a voter registration form. Address changes may be made by calling Snohomish County Elections at 425-388-3444 or by sending an email.
All registered voters in Snohomish County will automatically be mailed a ballot approximately 20 days before Election Day.
You can have a ballot sent anywhere in the world by calling Snohomish County Elections at 425-388-3444, or by emailing the information to the elections office. You may also let us know in person at Snohomish County Elections, 3000 Rockefeller Ave, Everett WA 98201.
Where you live determines who and what will appear on your ballot. Log in to your voter portal at VoteWa.gov to see which districts you live in and which elected official represent you.
The Voters’ Pamphlet is available online. If you would like to see candidate statements for just the offices that will be on your ballot, you can visit the VoteWA application.
There are three ways to return your voted ballot:
Ballots are mailed to all eligible voters 19 days before an election. We expect to start receiving voted ballots in our office 15 days before the election. Log in to your voter portal at VoteWa.gov to check the status of your ballot. Due to processing time, ballots may not appear for up to 3 working days after receipt.