Register to vote by July 19

July 13, 2010

By Staff

In order to cast a ballot in the Aug. 17 primary election, King County residents must register to vote by July 19.

Registered voters with outdated information must also update their information by the deadline.

In order to register as a Washington voter, a person must be a U.S. citizen, a Washington resident, at least 18 by Election Day and not under the authority of the state Department of Corrections.

Voters do not have to register by political party or declare political party membership to vote in primary or general elections.

Find a full list of requirements and registration forms at the King County Elections website.

Issaquah voters will narrow the field in legislative, congressional and judicial races in the Aug. 17 primary.

Voters will winnow the contenders in each race — regardless of party affiliation — to two candidates. The top candidates advance to the November general election.

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