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Posted on: June 28, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Voter Registration Deadline is One Week Away

County Auditor Debbie Adelstein said if you aren’t registered to vote or you aren’t registered to vote at your current address, you have one week left to do so to be eligible to vote in the August 2 Primary Election. Voters who are not registered to vote in Washington State may register in person through July 25th.

A Primary Election is held when more than two candidates file for an office. Registered voters choose the candidate they prefer and the two candidates with the most votes in the Primary move on to the General Election ballot.

Registration Deadlines

Monday, July 4: Deadline for online registrations or address changes at

Deadline for mail-in registrations or address changes

Friday, July 1: 4:30 p.m. deadline for in-person registrations or address changes
Note: (The Whatcom County Auditor’s Office is closed on Monday, July 4, for the holiday, therefore; the deadline for in-person registration is July 1)

Monday, July 25: 4:30 p.m. deadline for new Washington State voters.
In-person registration only.

Voters Requiring Assistance

Registration forms, election ballots, voting assistance for elderly and disabled persons, and other election and voter registration information are available at the Whatcom County Auditor’s Office or call (360) 778-5102. We gladly accept relay calls.

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