Politicize Our Youth
Welcome to our “Politicizing Our Youth Campaign”. Our focus is to build the next generation of community leaders and their polical acumen. Through this project with our Youth Peer Leaders we hope to get our communities energized about voting and their contributions to the political process that can translate to effective community-level transformation.
Northwest Credible Messenger is amplifying the voice of our young people and bringing our community the information it needs to get in their votes. The lower information will give you insight into the process, candidate info, your rights as a voter, and voting locations.
*Northwest Credible Messenger is managing a non-partisan proceess in this campaign and we do not endorse any parties or candidates, we are just getting YOU the needed information to make an informed decision and VOTE.
Register to Vote
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Frequently Asked Questions
Who can register to vote?
- Citizen of the United States
- At least 18 years old by Election Day*
- A legal resident of Washington State
- Not under Department of Corrections supervision for a Washington felony conviction*
- Not disqualified from voting due to a court order related to mental incompetence
What is needed to register to vote?
- Residential address
- Date of birth
- Confirmation of US citizenship (check box)
How can I register to vote?
- Online (need current WA ID or driver’s license)
- By mail
- In-person (King County Elections office or vote center)
- Department of Licensing & other state agencies
- With an organization or registration drive
How can I restore my voting rights?
- If convicted of a felony in Washington State:
- You can register and vote once you no longer under the authority of the Department of Corrections (you can call DOC to check).
- If you were convicted of a felony in another state:
- You can register and vote if you are not currently incarcerated for that felony.
- What do I need to do to register?
- Register as anyone else would – online or by mail. Nothing from DOC is needed.
Can I register to vote if I am under 18?
- 16- and 17-year-olds can preregister to vote
- Can use any method to register
- Registration will be held in pending status until the voter will be 18 before the next election
- Starting in 2022, 17-year-olds will be allowed to vote in Primary Elections if they will be 18 by the corresponding General Election
Who can I contact with questions?
General questions about registering and voting:
- Call (206) 296-VOTE (8683)
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org
City of Seattle Election Dates
King County Election Dates
Washington State Election Dates