It’s that time of year again

Voter registration deadline is Oct. 8 for the general election.

  • Thursday, October 4, 2018 10:09am
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The following is a press release from King County Elections.

Citizens who want to vote in the Nov. 6 general election have until Monday, Oct. 8 to register to vote or update voter registration information online or by mail.

King County Elections will mail general election ballots to all registered voters on Oct. 17. It’s 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 Information online
  • Calling the Voter Hotline at 206-296-VOTE (8683)
  • Visiting King County Elections
  • 919 SW Grady Way, Renton
  • Weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Visiting the King County Elections Annex
  • 500 4th Avenue, Room 440, Seattle
  • Weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 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 King County Elections Annex

Voters who miss the Oct. 8 deadline to update their registration should still contact the Elections office to update their information for future elections. King County residents not currently registered in Washington can register in person at the Elections office through Oct. 29.

Who can register?

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

  • A citizen of the United States
  • A legal resident of Washington state
  • At least 18 years old by election day (Nov. 6)
  • Not under the authority of the Department of Corrections
  • Not disqualified from voting due to a court order

Voters can visit the Elections website or contact the Elections office for assistance and information.

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