King County Elections to open Saturday for voter registration and updates

King County Elections will open its Renton headquarters at 919 SW Grady Way this Saturday, Oct. 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., to help citizens register to vote and update their voter registration who wish to do so in-person. High volumes of voter registrations and updates are anticipated with the looming deadlines for this year’s general election.

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

Details, registration forms and links to online registration are available on the King County Elections website ( "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).

The Elections office in Renton, and the Voter Registration Annex, 500 4th Avenue, Room 311, Seattle, both will be open on Monday, Oct. 8, Columbus Day. Voters can visit King County Elections weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Annex is open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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).

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


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