It’s that time of year again

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

  • Thursday, October 4, 2018 10:09am
  • News

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.

More in News

Metro revises timeline for RapidRide bus expansion

After originally aiming to build 20 additional fast-service bus lines on high demand routes by 2040, King County Metro has changed its construction timelines and put 13 of those projects on hold.

Saving salmon saves orcas

Duwamish Alive! is asking for volunteers to cleanup and participate in habitat restoration.

Tukwila PD is propsosing the installment of red light cameras

These cameras would be place at three intersections in Tukwila.

Rape allegation against Sen. Joe Fain divides King County Council

In a recent interview, Councilmember Kathy Lambert blamed Fain’s accuser for the alleged rape. Then Lambert’s colleagues distanced themselves from her comments.

Paul Allen, shown in 2015. Courtesy of the Herald
Paul Allen dead at 65

Microsoft co-founder, developer, and philanthropist struggled with cancer for decades

UW awarded $40 million in GEAR UP grants in partnership with Tukwila schools

The University of Washington Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity (OMA&D) has… Continue reading

State Supreme Court strikes down death penalty

All nine justices found the use of capital punishment in Washington state unconstitutional and racially biased.

Incarcerated and infirmed: How Northwest Detention Center is failing sick inmates

Inadequate medical care plagues immigrants at facility, but ICE claims otherwise

The Washington State Patrol on Tuesday released this photo of the white 2004 Nissan Titan pickup that crashed and killed four Kent men early Sunday along State Route 518. The driver, also of Kent, survived and has been arrested on four counts of vehicular homicide. COURTESY PHOTO, Washington State Patrol
State Patrol seeks witnesses to crash in Tukwila that killed four men

The driver lived and could face vehicular homicide charges.

Most Read