Are you registered to vote in the August primary? Time is running out

Monday, July 8 is the deadline to register to vote or update voter registration information in time for the August 6 primary election.

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Monday, July 8 is the deadline to register to vote or update voter registration information in time for the August 6 primary election.

King County Elections will mail primary ballots to all registered voters on July 17, so it’s important that citizens register to vote and keep their address and other information, including their signature, updated.

Voters can check to make sure their registration information is current by:

• Using My Voter Guide online;

• Calling the Voter Hotline at 206-296-VOTE (8683);

• Visiting King County Elections from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.weekdays at 919 SW Grady Way, Renton; or

• Visiting the Voter Registration Annex from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays at 500 4th Avenue, Room 311, Seattle.

How to register to vote:

Online;

• By mail: Download a registration form and mail it in; or

• In person at King County Elections or the Voter Registration Annex.

Voters who miss the July 8 deadline to update their registration should still contact the Elections office to update their information for future elections. King County residents not currently registered in Washington can register in person after July 8 at the Elections office through July 29.

To be eligible to register to vote, you must be:

• 18 years old by election day (August 6);

• A United States citizen;

• A legal resident of the state of Washington; and

• Not under the authority of the Department of Corrections.

Voters can visit the Elections website or call the Elections office at 206-296-VOTE for assistance and information.

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