REMINDER: Washington’s presidential primary is Tuesday, March 10th. This year, for the first time for Democrats and the second time for Republicans, you must select a preferred party to have your ballot counted. An online and audio voter’s guide is available here.
If you have not received your ballot, contact your county election office. To check on the status of your ballot or update your voter information, visit VoteWA. If you need to register to vote, same-day voter registration took effect last year, which means eligible Washingtonians can register to vote by visiting their county elections office by 8 p.m. election day.
Secretary of State Kim Wyman suggests mailing your ballot before election day on March 10th to ensure that your ballot is postmarked and received in time to be counted. Stamp-free ballots must be returned in the mail or to a drop box by 8 p.m. on election day. Secretary Wyman and other elected officials have urged voters to seal their ballots using water amid a coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the state. Alternative methods of sealing ballots, such as using a wet sponge or cloth instead of licking, was recommended by the Washington State Department of Health.« Return to Blog