Vote & Participate In Local, State, & Federal Elections

Make a difference in the future of Washington. Learn how you can participate in elections, get to know your elected officials, and find information about campaign finance and lobbying. Let’s get involved, Washington!

Register To Vote

Get general information for voters, including eligibility requirements and voting by mail through the Office of the Secretary of State.

Did you know? The Office of the Secretary of State supervises state and local elections, including certifying the results of state primary elections and general elections.

Information for voters

Register to vote and check your registration status

Upcoming voting dates and deadlines

Get To Know Your Elected Officials

You can search your elected officials on the Votewa.gov website. To access your elected officials you will need to enter your first name, last name, and date of birth. Once you’ve completed this step, you can view your elected officials by clicking on the link in the left-hand column.

Find your elected officials

Learn About Campaign Finance

You can look up the campaign finances for a specific candidate or trace other types of political finances including lobbyist spending. 

Did you know? The Washington State Public Disclosure Commission (PDC) is here to promote confidence in Washington State’s political process by helping voters and the public understand where money is coming and going in politics.

Learn about political finances

Look up a candidate’s campaign finances

Run For Office

Interested in running for office? The Office of the Secretary of State website manages elections for federal, statewide, and multi-county judicial and legislative districts. To file for local office go directly to your county elections department through the county search.

Run for federal and statewide elections

Find a county to file for a local election