Washington’s state election website allows voters to keep track of their ballots to ensure they get counted.
Registering and voting in Washington can be confusing. Spokane County Auditor Vicky Dalton, with 20 years in her role, is one of the longest-serving elected auditors in the state. She answers 10 questions to reduce the confusion.
Psychology experts who help people establish good habits say it’s best to start working on creating those habits early, which explains why many officials and others seeking to boost voter participation so broadly support the Future Voter program.
Trained volunteers who watch paid election staff members count and process ballots are necessary to our democracy, says Christopher Johnson, who has volunteered to do just that for 15 years in Pierce County.
Want to find out who’s running for office in a race in the next election? Need to make sure you’re registered to vote? Need to register? Curious about debates in your area?
During the last major election, the Office of the Secretary of State received phone calls and emails asking about election security. The public expressed a variety of concerns.
Registered voters in Washington are mailed ballots whenever there’s an election in the community where they live.