Address & Name Changes

Address Changes
Keep your address updated to make sure you get your ballot.

Changes Within Yakima County
If you are already registered to vote in Yakima County but you need to update your home or mailing address, contact us:
You may also request to change the address for any of your family or household members.

Within Washington
Did you move to a different county in Washington?  Transfer your registration online or print and mail a paper form to your new county elections department.

Name Changes
We need your new signature, so submitting a new form is required:
  • Visit MyVote if you've already updated your Washington driver's license or state ID. Your new signature from your license or ID will become your new signature on your voter registration record.
  • Print, sign and mail us a new form (PDF).

Deadlines
Register or update your registration no later than 29 days before an election.

*If you are not currently registered to vote in Washington, you have until 8 days before an election to register in person at our office.

Election
Registration and update deadline (29 days)
*In-person deadline (8 days)
February 9, 2016 January 11, 2016 February 1, 2016
April 26, 2016 March 28, 2016 April 18, 2016
Presidential Primary - May 24, 2016 April 25, 2016 May 16, 2016
Primary - August 2, 2016 July 4, 2016 July 25, 2016
General Election - November 8, 2016 October 10, 2016 October 31, 2016
February 14, 2017 January 16, 2017 February 6, 2017

Registration deadlines do not apply to military and overseas voters.