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National voter registration day

Are you ready to vote in the November general election?  There’s still time to register to vote or update your voter registration and today is National Voter Registration Day.

“If you haven’t yet registered, today is your opportunity to join thousands of citizens across the country who are honoring our democratic process by registering to vote,” said Sherril Huff, King County Elections Director.

Details, registration forms and links to online registration are available on the King County Elections website (www.kingcounty.gov/elections).The "My Voter Guide" online tool allows voters to view their voter registration information and a list of candidates and measures that will appear on their ballot. Residents also can call the Voter Hotline on weekdays, 206-296-VOTE (8683).

Voters can visit King County Elections at 919 SW Grady Way, Renton weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Voter Registration Annex, 500 4th Avenue, Room 311, Seattle is open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Due to the Columbus Day holiday, the following voter registration deadlines apply to vote in the Nov. 6 general election:

  • Saturday, October 6:            Deadline for mail-in registrations and updates
  • Monday, October 8:             Deadline for online registrations and updates
  • Monday, October 29:           Deadline for in-person new registrations

Voter registration forms are available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Cambodian, Korean, Laotian, Russian, and Vietnamese.

Voter registration applications and updates submitted after voter registration deadlines will take effect after the November 6, 2012 election. Voters who miss the deadlines to update their registration should contact the Elections office at 206-296-VOTE (8683).

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