Washington Election Center
Last updated on - as always, it's best to double check with your state for any recent changes to election rules in your state: Washington Election Website
All Washington elections are held by mail-in ballot. You may apply for an absentee ballot if you need your ballot mailed someplace other than your usual mailing address.
Photo ID required
All Washington counties now vote by mail. However, county auditors must open at least one vote center where voters can cast their ballot in person. Voters who wish to vote in person are the only voters subject to ID requirements. Be sure to bring one of the following photo IDs:
If you don't have a photo ID and want to vote in person, you'll have to vote a provisional ballot. Your ballot will count if the signature on your ballot declaration matches the signature on your voter registration record.
You do not need to provide ID to vote by absentee ballot.