July 10, 2012 |

Voter registration deadlines fast approaching

Monday, July 9 was the last day to register to vote online or by mail or to transfer an existing registration to a new address for the upcoming August 7, 2012 Primary Election.

Individuals who have never registered to vote in Washington State may register through Monday, July 30 and must register in person at the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office.

In order to register to vote in the state of Washington, a person must: be a citizen of the United States; have lived in Washington State for at least 30 days; be at least 18 years old by Election Day; and not currently be in the custody of the Department of Corrections or other criminal justice system due to a felony conviction.

Individuals with a state issued driver’s license or ID may register to vote online at www.vote.wa.gov. Mail-in voter registration forms can be found online as well. Voter registration forms are also available at local libraries, post offices, and at the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office.

First time voters wanting to vote in this election may register in person at the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office through Monday, July 30. The Snohomish County Auditor’s Office is located on the first floor of the Snohomish County Administration West Building, 3000 Rockefeller Avenue, Everett. The office is open to the public Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Voters may check and update their registration status online at www.vote.wa.gov . Updating your registration information ensures your ballot can be delivered without delay. If you are currently registered as an active voter, you do not need to register again.

Complete information on what races will be voted upon in the August 7 Primary can be found on the Snohomish County Auditor’s Website at www.snoco.org/elections.

For additional information contact Snohomish County Elections at 425-388-3444.

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