2022 election calendar
To call for a special election in February or April, resolutions are due 60 days prior to the election date.
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
If a jurisdiction wishes to withdraw a resolution, a signed statement must be submitted to the elections division. The deadline to withdraw a resolution is the same as filing a resolution that calls for an election.
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.
Candidate Filing 2022
Candidate filing period for 2022 is May 16-20.
|Election Date||Feb 8
| Aug 2
| Nov 8
|Resolution Due||Dec 10
|8 day by mail or online registration
and update deadline
|in-person registration and update deadline|| Feb 8
|Overseas/military ballots mailed||Jan 7
|| June 17
|Ballots available|| Jan 21
|| Apr 8
|| July 15
|| Oct 21
|Election certified|| Feb 18
|| May 6
|| Aug 16
|| Nov 29
|by mail or
|Applications for new registration or updates must be received by an
elections official no later than 8 days before the election.
close of business by mail; online by midnight
Applicants must appear in-person at the County Auditor's Office no later
than 8pm on the day of the election to register or update their current