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Register to vote through October 28
Posted on 08/15/2018
Register to vote through October 28.

The deadline to register by mail or online to vote in the November 5, 2019 General Election is Monday, October 28. All registrations must be postmarked by this date.

To register to vote in Pierce County, applicants must be:

At least 18 years old by Election Day.
A United States citizen and legal Washington state resident.
Not under the authority of the Department of Corrections.
Not disqualified from voting due to a court order.

Register by mail

Voter registration forms are available at each of theregister Puyallup School District’s 32 schools, the school district’s Education Service Center, public libraries, staffed fire stations in unincorporated Pierce County, city clerks' offices, most state offices, and the Pierce County Elections Division.

Forms may also be accessed on the Internet at  https://www.sos.wa.gov/elections/register.aspx or by calling the Pierce County Elections Division at (253) 798-VOTE (8683).

If registering by mail and it is the first time registering to vote in Pierce County, applicants must list on the form a Washington state driver’s license or the last four digits of their Social Security number.

Register online

To register online, visit https://www.sos.wa.gov/elections/register.aspx. A valid Washington state driver’s license or Washington state-issued identification card is required to register online.

Register in person

Pierce County residents not yet registered to vote in Washington who miss the mail-in or online deadlines can register in person through November 5.

In-person voter registration is done at the Pierce County Elections Division, 2501 South 35th St., Suite C, Tacoma. The Elections Division is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Mobile device application

Elections information may also be accessed by mobile devices such as phones or computer tablets.

People with mobile devices can download from the Internet a “Pierce County MyVote” application to get the following information:

Register to vote or update voter registration with changes such as address or name.
Locate the closest ballot drop box and get driving directions.
View a sample of the current election ballot.
Confirm when the ballot is received at the Pierce County Elections Division and verify there are no problems (the most common problem is a missing signature). Site users may also view their voting history.
View a list of federal, state, and county representatives and access contact information for elected officials.