Washington Election Law

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Voter Registration

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
MethodOnline, by mail, and in personNo ChangeNo Legislative Activity
DeadlineAvailable through election day.No ChangeNo Legislative Activity
AutomaticYesNo ChangeNo Legislative Activity
Same DayYesNo ChangeNo Legislative Activity

Absentee Ballot Application

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
ExcuseAll mail voting systemNo ChangeNo Legislative Activity
AutomaticAll mail voting systemNo ChangeNo Legislative Activity
DeadlineElection dayNo ChangeNo Legislative Activity
Valid for X# of Cycles---

Absentee Ballot Return (other than by mail)

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
Voter IDNot applicableNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
In PersonNot applicableNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Drop BoxNot applicableNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Return DeadlineNot applicableNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity

Ballot Harvesting

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
ProhibitedNot specifiedNo ChangeNo Legislative Activity
Limited 3rd PartyNot specifiedNo ChangeNo Legislative Activity
Paid Political OperativesNot specifiedNo ChangeNo Legislative Activity

Early Voting

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
By MailNot applicableNo ChangeNo Legislative Activity
In PersonNot applicable No ChangeNo Legislative Activity

Voter Identification - Absentee Ballot

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
Signature VerificationYesNo ChangeNo Legislative Activity
Witness StatementNoNo ChangeNo Legislative Activity
Other---
Cure ProcessNo cure processNo ChangeNo Legislative Activity

Voter Identification - In Person

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
Photo IDNot requiredNo ChangeNo Legislative Activity
Other Options---
Provisional BallotsNot providedNo ChangeNo Legislative Activity

Voting Day

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
HoursNot applicableNo ChangeNo Legislative Activity
Wait TimeNot applicableNo ChangeNo Legislative Activity
ElectioneeringNot applicableNo ChangeNo Legislative Activity
Other---

Voter Rolls

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
Update FrequencyNinety (90) days before any election.No ChangeNo Legislative Activity
Voter RemovalMoving or deathNo ChangeNo Legislative Activity