Voter registration deadline is July 7 for primary election

July 5, 2014

By Staff

NEW — 6 a.m. July 5, 2014

Citizens who want to vote in the Aug. 5 primary election have until Monday, July 7, to register to vote or update voter registration information online or by mail.

King County Elections will mail primary election ballots to all registered voters July 16, so it is important that citizens register to vote and keep their address and other information, including their signature, updated.

Voters can check to make sure their registration information is current by:

Using My Voter Guide online

Calling the Voter Hotline at 206-296-VOTE (8683)

Visiting King County Elections, 919 S.W. Grady Way, Renton, weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Visiting the Voter Registration Annex, 500 Fourth Ave., Room 440, Seattle, weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2-4:30 p.m.

How to register to vote

Online — The easiest way to register to vote

By mail — Download a registration form and mail it in

In person — At King County Elections or the Voter Registration Annex

Voters who miss the July 7 deadline to update their registration should still contact the elections office to update their information for future elections. King County residents not registered in Washington can register in person at the elections office through July 28.

Who can register?

To be eligible to register to vote, you must be:

  • 18 years old by Election Day (Aug. 6)
  • A United States citizen
  • A legal resident of the state of Washington
  • Not under the authority of the Department of Corrections

Voters can visit the elections website or call the elections office at 206-296-VOTE for assistance and information.

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