Attention Districts -- please click here for your complete resolution, statement, and committee deadlines.
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 2023
Candidate filing period for 2023 is May 15-19.
Feb 14 2023
Apr 25 2023
Aug 1 2023
Nov 7 2023
8 day by mail or online registration and update deadline
in-person registration and update deadline
Feb 14 8 pm
Apr 25 8 pm
Aug 1 8 pm
Nov 7 8 pm
Overseas/military ballots mailed
voter registration and updates
by mail or online
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 registration.