Our Homes, Our Votes, 

Our Washington    

Things You Need To Know: 

Before You Start

1. Primary Date:

August 4

2. Presidential Primary Date:

March 10

3. Polling Times:

Washington is a mail-in ballot state and does not have polling places.

4. Is Early Voting Available:

No, Not available 

5. Can I Vote by Mail:

Yes, You can register here.

6. ID Needed for Voting: 


ID is necessary to register. If you register by mail and do not have a Washington state driver's license, Washington state ID card, or a Social Security number, you need to provide:

Forms of identification (one required)

  • Valid photo ID

  • Valid tribal ID of a federally recognized Indian tribe in Washington state

  • Copy of a current utility bill

  • Current bank statement

  • Copy of a current government check

  • Copy of a current paycheck

  • A government document that shows both your name and address

If you do not have a Washington driver license, permit, or ID, you may use the last four digits of your Social Security number to register.

7. Voting Without Address​

The Washington voter registration application requires a residential address. The website includes a clarification for voters without an address: "If you have a nontraditional address, such as a motor home or transitional housing, your voting residence is the physical location at the time you register to vote. You may list a different address for your mailing address."

8. Interesting Notes


The voter registration form is available in many languages.

2020 Washington

Housing Profile

A one-page snapshot of the information advocates need to make the case for socially just housing policy.


Congressional Profile

The profile pulls from a variety of sources and illuminates several dimensions of housing affordability for renter households in each district, the surrounding area, and the state.

Our Homes, Our Votes: 2020

C/O National Low Income Housing Coalition

1000 Vermont Avenue, NW, Suite 500

Washington, DC  20005

Email: ourhomes@nlihc.org

Phone: 202.662.1530

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