Deadline Monday to register online or by mail for August primary election

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Monday, July 8 is the last day to register to vote online or by mail or to transfer an existing registration to a new address for the upcoming Aug. 6 primary election.

Individuals who have never registered to vote in Washington State may register through Monday, July 29 in person at the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office.

In order to register to vote in the state of Washington, a person must:

• be a citizen of the United States;
• have lived in Washington State for at least 30 days;
• be at least 18 years old by Election Day;
• not disqualified due to a court order; and
• not currently under Department of Corrections supervision for a felony conviction.

Individuals with a state-issued driver’s license or ID may register to vote online at www.vote.wa.gov. Mail-in voter registration forms can be found online as well. Voter registration forms are also available at local libraries, post offices, and at the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office. Mail-in forms must be postmarked by Monday, July 8.

First-time voters wanting to vote in this election may register in person at the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office through Monday, July 29. The Auditor’s Office is located on the first floor of the Snohomish County Administration West Building, 3000 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. The office is open to the public Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Voters may check and update their registration status online at www.vote.wa.gov . Updating your registration information ensures your ballot can be delivered without delay.

Complete information on what races will be voted upon in the Aug. 6 primary can be found on the Snohomish County Auditor’s website. For additional information, contact Snohomish County Elections at 425-388-3444.

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