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Our Homes, Our Votes, 

Our Washington    

Things You Need To Know: 

1. Registration Deadline:

  • The deadline to register online to vote is Monday, October 26, 2020.

  • The deadline for registering by mail to vote is (received by) Monday, October 26, 2020.

  • The deadline to register in-person to vote is Tuesday, November 3, 2020. The deadline to update an existing voter registration with a new name or address is Monday, October 26, 2020.

  • You can also register and vote on Election Day.

2. Polling Times:

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

3. Is Early Voting Available:

Yes, The early voting period runs from Friday, October 16, 2020, to Tuesday, November 3, 2020, but dates and hours may vary based on where you live.

4. Can I Vote by Mail:

Yes, You can register here.

*All voters can vote by mail*

5. 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.

No notary or witness requirement for return of mail ballot & No ID requirement to vote by mail

6. 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."

7. 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.

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