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2015 / 2016 Election Calendar


Resolutions

To call for a special election in February or April, resolutions are due 60 days prior to the election date. SHB1919 2015

If the Special Election is to be held in conjunction with a Primary, resolutions are due no later than the Friday immediately before the first day of the regular candidate filing period.

Resolutions calling for a Special Election in conjunction with the General Election are due no later than the day of the Primary.  RCW 29A.04.321


Certification

Election results are certified 10 days after a Special Election in February or April, 14 days after a Primary, and 21 days after a General Election. SHB1919 2015

Candidate filing 2016

Candidate filing period for 2016 will be May 9-13.
RCW 29A.24.050

 

 

 






Election Date Aug 4, 2015 Nov 3, 2015 Feb 9, 2016 Apr 26, 2016 Aug 2, 2016 Nov 8, 2016
Resolution Due May 8 Aug 4 Dec 11 Feb 26 May 6 Aug 2
29 Day Registration and Update Deadline July 6 Oct 5 Jan 11 Mar 28 July 4 Oct 10
8 Day NEW Registration Deadline July 27 Oct 26 Feb 1 Apr 18 July 25 Oct 31
Overseas/military ballots mailed June 19 Sept 18 Jan 8 Mar 25 June 17 Sept 23
Ballots Available July 17 Oct 16 Jan 22 Apr 8 July 15 Oct 21
Election Certified Aug 18 Nov 24 Feb 19 May 6 Aug 16 Nov 29

The 8 day in person voter registration deadline is only for individuals who are not currently registered elsewhere in Washington State.  The applicant must appear in-person in the Auditor's Office.  RCW 29A.08.140