Voter Eligibility & Resources

Are you registered to vote?

Washington State Elections offers 3 ways to register to vote or change your address within the State of Washington.

Resources

Military or Overseas Voter 

Voting assistance for service members, their families and overseas citizens.

 Federal Voting Assistance Program: http://www.fvap.gov/

Felons and Voting Rights

Criminal Conviction?   
Can I Vote? Take this quick quiz to see if you are eligible to vote

Felony in Washington State court - Your right to vote is restored automatically once you are no longer under the authority of DOC (in prison or on community custody). If you have questions about your status with DOC, call at (800) 430-9674.

Felony in another State of in federal court - Your right to vote is restored automatically as long as you are not currently incarcerated for that felony.

For additional information on felons and voting rights click here.

ACLU - WA

Canceling Voter Registration 

 Click here  for the Washington State Voter Registration Cancellation Form.
Your signature is required to cancel your Washington voter registration.
Fill out, sign and return the form on the link above. Mail the form to:Elections, PO Box 563, Port Townsend WA 98368

For a Deceased voter: Click HereComplete the form and return to the Auditor’s office. Mail the form to:Elections, PO Box 563, Port Townsend WA 98368                                                      

Other Information

Elected Officials:

Click here for the current list Elected Officials (updated 5/08/2020)

Partisan Office Candidates:

Appear on the Primary Election ballot no matter how many candidates file for the same office. The top-2 candidates will be on the General Election ballot.

Non-Partisan Office Candidates (PUD & Judicial):

Appear on the Primary Election ballot only if 3 or more  candidates file for the same office. Only voters in District 3 may vote at the Primary Election. The top-2 candidates will be on the General Election ballot. Voters in the entire district vote at the General Election to elect the commissioner.

Precinct Committee Office (PCO) Candidates:  

For this office only: In order to vote for precinct committee officer, a partisan office, you must affirm that you are a Democrat or a Republican and may vote only for one candidate from the party you select. Your vote for a candidate affirms your affiliation with the same party as the candidate. This preference is private and will not be matched to your name or shared.

Precinct Committee Officers (PCO’s) are elected in the Primary election. Only contested PCO races for each party, if applicable, will appear on the Primary ballot and the candidate with the most votes for each party, if applicable, is elected.