Columbus Day holiday moves up voter mail registration deadline for November election
October 1, 2012 · 3:08 PM
Due to the Columbus Day holiday, the following voter registration deadlines apply to vote in the Nov. 6 general election:
· Saturday, Oct. 6: Deadline for mail-in registrations and updates
· Monday, Oct. 8: Deadline for online registrations and updates
· Monday, Oct. 29: Deadline for in-person new registrations
Details, registration forms and links to online registration are available on the King County Electionswebsite.
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).
The Elections office at 919 SW Grady Way, Renton, and 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 Nov. 6 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.