Voter Registration


Registration, Voter History, Updates, Cancellations and Restoring Voting Rights 

This page provides information and important links for you to use to make sure you are able to register to vote and keep your information up to date.

You can now register and vote a ballot at the Auditor's Office up until 8pm on Election Day.

Voter Registration Requirements and Deadlines

To register to vote in Washington, you must be:

  • A citizen of the United States
  • A legal resident of the state of Washington
  • 18 years of age by the next election  (Are you 16 or 17? If so, see Future Voter info)
  • Not under the authority of the Department of Corrections for a Washington felony conviction
  • Not disqualified from voting due to a court order

Registration Deadlines

8 Days Before an Election
  • ​Last day for online voter registration for new Washington voters
  • Last day for mail-in voter registration for new Washington voters
  • Last day for online and mail-in address changes for existing Washington voters
8 p.m. Election Day
  • Deadline for in-person voter registration for new Washington voters and address changes for existing Washington voters.
    Go to:
    (8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday,
    9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday,
    7 a.m.-8 p.m. Election Day)
    Kitsap County Elections
    619 Division St.
    Port Orchard, WA 98366
    ​(7 a.m.-8 p.m. Election Day Only)
    Poulsbo Vote Center
    Olympic College Poulsbo Campus
    1000 Olympic College Way
    Poulsbo, WA 98370


The deadlines listed above do not apply to m

Address Changes (For voters who moved within Kitsap County)

To report your address change, please fill out this form; or provide your name, date of birth and the old and new addresses in an email to auditor@co.kitsap.wa.us.

 

Felons and Restoring Your Voting Rights

If you were convicted of a felony your right to vote is restored automatically once you are no longer under the authority of the Department of Corrections, whether in prison or in community custody. If you have questions about your status, contact the DOC at 800-430-9674.

More information is available at the Washington Secretary of State's Felons and Voting Rights page.

 

Important Links

Online Voter Registration If you have a current Washington driver's license or state ID, you can register to vote online. Once registered you can use this link to see your voting history and a list of your elected officials. You can also update your voter registration name and address.

Printable Voter Registration Form If don't have a Washington ID you can use this printable PDF (1 page, 284KB) and return it to our office for new voter registration and name or address changes.

Signature Update Your signature may have changed over the years. Use this form to provide your most recent signature, which we will keep on file and use in future elections.

Printable Registration Cancellation Form Print sign and return this PDF (1 page, 20KB) if you have moved out of the county or wish for any reason to cancel your voter registration. If you are a registered voter you can also use this form to let us know if another voter is deceased.

Federal Voting Assistance Program The federal government provides contact information and other resources for military and overseas voters to register and vote from wherever you are.

Challenging a Voter's Registration The form and instructions for challenging a voter's registration if you believe the voter is not qualified to vote or does not reside at the address given on his or her voter registration record.