Why did my 17-year-old get a ballot?
  • A "Primary Only Voter" is a 17-year-old, who will be 18 years old on or before the November General Election.
  • In Washington, registered Primary Only Voters may vote in the Primary Election for offices on the General Election ballot.
  • The ballots issued to Primary Only Voters contain only the eligible offices.
  • Primary Only Voters are not permitted to vote on any contest where the final decision is made in the Primary Election (i.e. propositions, PCO races, etc.).
  • Ballots issued to Primary Only Voters will contain only the office in which they are eligible to vote.

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1. Where is my polling place?
2. How do I get a ballot?
3. Can I vote online?
4. When will I get a ballot?
5. Why did I receive two ballots?
6. Why did my 17-year-old get a ballot?
7. How do I return my ballot?
8. Are there accessible voting options?
9. How can I get a replacement ballot?
10. What if I will be away during an election?
11. What is the deadline for turning in my ballot?
12. How can I tell if you got my ballot?
13. How can I tell if my ballot was counted?
14. I got a letter saying there were questions about my signature, now what?