Lewis County Auditor’s Office Announces Eight-Day Registration Deadline Ahead of August 2 Primary Election


An eight-day registration deadline for the Aug. 2 primary election was announced by the Lewis County Auditor’s Office on Monday.

July 25 will be the last day to register to vote by mail, online or at a drivers’ license location and to transfer or update existing voter registration remotely. An application must be received no later than eight days before election day.

The last day to register or update your address in-person is on election day, Aug. 2. Those seeking to register to vote or change their address can visit the auditor’s office no later than 8 p.m. Updates can only be made if voters have not already returned their ballot.

The eight-day registration deadline applies for all new voter registrations, address changes, county transfers and name changes done remotely by mail, online or at a drivers’ licensing location.

Mail-in registration forms are available at all post office locations, libraries and school district offices. Potential voters can register online at www.votewa.gov. Mailed voter registration applications must be received on or before July 25. Applications received by mail or online after the deadline will take effect for the next election.

The auditor’s office is available to provide assistance with registration and voting to individuals with disabilities and the elderly.

For questions, call 360-740-1164, 360-740-1278 or toll free within Lewis County at 1-800-562-6130 at extensions 1164 or 1278.