In compliance with the provisions of R.C.W. 29A.08.140, Voter Registration books will be closed to original registrations and transfers from January 17, 2017 through February 24, 2017, both dates inclusive, for the purpose of holding the Special Election on February 14, 2017.
The amendment to R.C.W. 29A.08.140, states after the closing of the Voters Registration books, you may still register to vote AT THE AUDITOR’S OFFICE ONLY until 4:00 PM, February 6, 2017 (for new registrations only).
Transfer with in Washington must be completed 29 days before the Election Day.
Registration is possible at all times, but each qualified elector must be registered at least 8 days before voting. In such instance, the record will be placed in suspense by the registration officer concerned until after the Special Election has been held. Registration books will be reopened after the Special Election held on February 14, 2017.