2022 election calendar

Attention Districts -- please click here for your complete resolution, statement, and committee deadlines.


To call for a special election in February or April, resolutions are due 60 days prior to the election date.

If the Special Election is to be held in conjunction with a Primary, resolutions are due no later than the Friday immediately before the first day of the regular candidate filing period.

Resolutions calling for a Special Election in conjunction with the General Election are due no later than the day of the Primary. RCW 29A.04.321

If a jurisdiction wishes to withdraw a resolution, a signed statement must be submitted to the elections division.  The deadline to withdraw a resolution is the same as filing a resolution that calls for an election.


Election results are certified 10 days after a Special Election in February or April, 14 days after a Primary, and 21 days after a General Election.

Candidate Filing 2022

Candidate filing period for 2022 is May 16-20.
RCW 29A.24.050

Election Date   Feb 8
Apr 26
 Aug 2
 Nov 8
Resolution Due   Dec 10
Feb 25
May 13
Aug 2
8 day by mail or online registration
and update deadline
  Jan 31
Apr 18
July 25
Oct 31
in-person registration and update deadline    Feb 8
8 pm
Apr 26
8 pm
Aug 2
8 pm
Nov 8
8 pm
Overseas/military ballots mailed   Jan 7
Mar 25
 June 17
Sept 23
Ballots available    Jan 21
 Apr 8
 July 15
 Oct 21
Election certified    Feb 18
 May 6
 Aug 16
 Nov 29
voter registration
and updates

by mail or

in person
Applications for new registration or updates must be received by an
elections official no later than 8 days before the election.
     close of business by mail; online by midnight

Applicants must appear in-person at the County Auditor's Office no later
than 8pm on the day of the election to register or update their current