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Register to Vote

 

A Guide to Registering Voters

 

How do I register to Vote in Washington State?

Register to Vote On-line with 'My Vote'
  • Check the status of your voter registration, update your address information online, or register to vote with the "My Vote" website

 

What do I need to register to vote?

Paper Registration requires a Washington State driver licence, state ID number or the last 4 digits of their Social Security number. Applicants without one of these standard IDs may leave this blank but will be asked for alternative ID by their county elections department before the registration is approved. Visit the Washington Secretary of State website to see the complete list of requirements for voter eligibility

 

Are you eligible to vote?

To register to vote, you must be:
  • A citizen of the United States;
  • A legal resident of Washington State;
  • At least 18 years old by Election Day;
  • Not disqualified from voting due to a court order; and
  • Not under Department of Corrections supervision for a Washington felony conviction.
  • My Vote requires driver license or state ID number match 
  • Paper Registration requires a Washington State driver licence, state ID number or the last 4 digits of their Social Security number. Applicants without one of these standard IDs may leave this blank but will be asked for alternative ID by their county elections department before the registration is approved. 

 
How Do I Contact My Legislator?

Find your legislators and their contact information on the Washington State Legislature's "District Finder" web page. Just enter your address information and the page will list your district legislators and congressional representatives with their contact information.
 

 
Ways to be Involved

 

Washington State PTA 

Founded in 1905, the Washington Congress of Parents and Teachers, now known as the Washington State Parent Teacher Association (WSPTA), is the largest non-profit, volunteer organization in Washington. As the premier parent organization, with more than 130,000 members in more than 875 local PTAs, the association is an innovative, forward-thinking and effective advocate for children.

Learn more about Advocacy from the WSPTA: more explanation of and information about ADVOCACY.

WSPTA - Top 5 Legislative Priorities for 2017 

  • Social Emotional Learning
  • Amply Fund Basic Education
  • Closing the Opportunity Gap
  • Standards for Paraeducators
  • Breakfast After the Bell
 
Go to the Washington State PTA article about Advocacy to see a list of supported issues, like "Addressing the Teacher Shortage," "Improving Educational Outcomes for Foster Children," and so much more!
 

Focus Day 

During each year’s legislative session, Washington State PTA holds its annual Focus Day that brings members together at the state capitol to advocate for the association’s top five issues. Meetings with legislators, training, rallies and capitol tours are the order of the day. Be a part of it!

  • When is it? – February 11th 2019 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • What is it? - PTA members visit our lawmakers in Olympia.  - Advocacy Week PTA members make calls and send emails to our legislators. Both Focus Day and Advocacy Week offer members opportunities to connect with legislators to advocate on WSPTA priorities. Watch for updates on the WSPTA website.