What are the requirements to be eligible to vote in Washington state and local elections?

In order to vote under Washington law, you must be a U.S. citizen, at least eighteen (18) years of age, and a resident of Washington. You cannot vote if you have been convicted of a felony (unless your civil rights have been restored), or if you have been declared mentally incompetent by a court.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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