29% of 18-29 year olds voted in Washington in 2022*

*Source CIRCLE - Youth Voting and Civic Engagement in America

The Washington voter registration deadline is October 28, 2024. Voters can apply online, in-person, or by mailing in a completed application.

Check Registration Status

Check your Washington voter registration status here.



In order to register to vote, you must be a U.S. citizen, 18 years old on or before Election Day, and a legal resident of Washington State for at least 30 days.

  • In order to register to vote you cannot be disqualified from voting due to a court order or under Department of Corrections supervision for a Washington felony conviction. See more information here about voter eligibility, and click here for more information about felons and their voting rights.
  • College students may choose to register to vote at either their home address OR at their college address. See more information here.


The deadline to register to vote in Washington for the General Election is October 28, 2024.


Voter Registration Process

There are three methods of registering to vote in Washington: online, mail in a printable application, or in-person.

  • Further voter registration information for Washington can be found here.

This page was last updated on July 20, 2023

Questions? Contact us here.

Washington offers by-mail and early voting in the 2022 general election.

Vote-By-Mail Practices

Washington uses a vote-by-mail system. Therefore, if you are registered to vote in Washington, there is no need to request a ballot. Click here to access Washington’s Special Absentee Ballot Application Form.

  • Your ballot will be mailed to you at least 18 days before the 2024 General Election. Click here to find a secure drop box location and/or track your ballot.
  • Your completed ballot must be postmarked or received by Election Day.
  • Further absentee/by-mail voting information for Washington is listed here.

Early Voting

Washington offers early voting.

  • Early voting begins 18 days before the election (October 18, 2024) and goes through Election Day.

Poll Finder

Washington is a mail-in ballot state, but it does have a select number of polling places that can be located here.


Election Day Practices

There are no specific times the polls are open on Election Day since Washington uses a vote by mail system.

  • Since Washington uses a vote by mail system, the majority of citizens do not go to the polls.
  • Further Washington voting information is listed here.

This page was last updated on July 20, 2023

Questions? Contact us here.