This is last day to update voter registration

Voters new to state can still sign up in person until July 28



The deadline for online and mail-in voter registration is today for the upcoming primary election on Aug. 5.

Today will be the last day to register online or through the mail, or to transfer or update existing registration.

The last day for in-person registration, if not currently registered in Washington, is Monday, July 28.

Residents may register, update their address or obtain registration forms at the Clark County Elections Department, 1408 Franklin St., Vancouver. The phone number is 360-397-2345.

Residents may also register at all driver licensing locations. Mail-in forms are available at all post office locations, libraries or online at

Mailed registrations must be postmarked by Tuesday for changes to be made before the primary election.


To be eligible to register to vote in the primary election, voters must be at least 18 years old, a United States citizen, a legal resident of Washington, not under the supervision of the state Department of Corrections for a state felony conviction and not disqualified from voting due to a court order, according to the Washington Secretary of State’s Office.

Voters in Washington do not register for a political party. Primary ballots list all candidates, with the two who get the most votes appearing on the general election ballot on Nov. 4.

All voters receive mail ballots. Counties will start mailing primary ballots to most voters by July 18.

The Columbian contributed to this report.