Election Calendar

WA State Elections

WA State Elections Calendar

October 2022

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Saturday 10/01
Sunday 10/02
Monday 10/03
Tuesday 10/04
Wednesday 10/05
Thursday 10/06
Friday 10/07
Saturday 10/08
Sunday 10/09
Monday 10/10
  • 12:00 AM Columbus Day (post offices and banks closed)
Tuesday 10/11
Wednesday 10/12
Thursday 10/13
Friday 10/14
Saturday 10/15
Sunday 10/16
  • 12:00 AM First day to publish Notice of November General Election
Monday 10/17
Tuesday 10/18
Wednesday 10/19
Thursday 10/20
  • 12:00 AM Deadline to file write-in candidacy without paying a filing fee for the November General Election
Friday 10/21
  • 12:00 AM November General Election 18-day voting period begins
Saturday 10/22
Sunday 10/23
Monday 10/24
Tuesday 10/25
Wednesday 10/26
  • 12:00 AM Last day to publish Notice of November General Election
Thursday 10/27
Friday 10/28
Saturday 10/29
Sunday 10/30
Monday 10/31
  • 12:00 AM Deadline to receive new registrations and voter updates online and by mail for the November General Election

November 2022

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Tuesday 11/01
Wednesday 11/02
Thursday 11/03
Friday 11/04
Saturday 11/05
Sunday 11/06
Monday 11/07
Tuesday 11/08
  • 12:00 AM Deadline for in-person registration and voter updates for the November General Election
  • 12:00 AM General Election
  • 12:00 AM Last day to file write-in candidacy for the November General Election
Wednesday 11/09
Thursday 11/10
  • 12:00 AM Deadline to complete random check of all ballot counting equipment for the November General Election
Friday 11/11
  • 12:00 AM Veterans' Day
Saturday 11/12
Sunday 11/13
Monday 11/14
Tuesday 11/15
Wednesday 11/16
Thursday 11/17
Friday 11/18
Saturday 11/19
Sunday 11/20
Monday 11/21
Tuesday 11/22
Wednesday 11/23
Thursday 11/24
  • 12:00 AM Thanksgiving
Friday 11/25
  • 12:00 AM Native American Heritage Day
Saturday 11/26
Sunday 11/27
Monday 11/28
Tuesday 11/29
  • 12:00 AM County Canvassing Board certifies and transmits results of November General Election
Wednesday 11/30

December 2022

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Thursday 12/01
Friday 12/02
Saturday 12/03
Sunday 12/04
Monday 12/05
Tuesday 12/06
Wednesday 12/07
Thursday 12/08
  • 12:00 AM Last day for Secretary of State to certify November General Election results
Friday 12/09
Saturday 12/10
Sunday 12/11
Monday 12/12
Tuesday 12/13
Wednesday 12/14
Thursday 12/15
Friday 12/16
  • 12:00 AM Last day to file a resolution for next year's February Special Election
Saturday 12/17
Sunday 12/18
Monday 12/19
Tuesday 12/20
Wednesday 12/21
Thursday 12/22
Friday 12/23
Saturday 12/24
Sunday 12/25
  • 12:00 AM Christmas Day
Monday 12/26
  • 12:00 AM Legal Holiday (Christmas Day)
Tuesday 12/27
Wednesday 12/28
Thursday 12/29
Friday 12/30
  • 12:00 AM Last business day to submit petition signatures supporting Initiatives to the Legislature to the Secretary of State
Saturday 12/31

January 2023

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Sunday 01/01
  • 12:00 AM New Year's Day
Monday 01/02
  • 12:00 AM Legal Holiday (New Year's Day)
Tuesday 01/03
Wednesday 01/04
Thursday 01/05
Friday 01/06
Saturday 01/07
Sunday 01/08
Monday 01/09
  • 12:00 AM First day to file Initiatives to the People with Secretary of State
  • 12:00 AM Regular legislative session begins
  • 12:00 AM Terms for the Legislature, Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, Superior Court and District Court begin
Tuesday 01/10
Wednesday 01/11
Thursday 01/12
Friday 01/13
  • 12:00 AM Temperance and Good Citizenship Day
Saturday 01/14
Sunday 01/15
  • 12:00 AM Military and overseas ballots mailed for the February Special Election
Monday 01/16
  • 12:00 AM Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Tuesday 01/17
Wednesday 01/18
Thursday 01/19
Friday 01/20
Saturday 01/21
Sunday 01/22
  • 12:00 AM First day to publish Notice of February Special Election
Monday 01/23
Tuesday 01/24
Wednesday 01/25
Thursday 01/26
Friday 01/27
  • 12:00 AM February Special Election 18-day voting period begins
Saturday 01/28
Sunday 01/29
Monday 01/30
Tuesday 01/31

February 2023

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Wednesday 02/01
  • 12:00 AM Last day to publish Notice of February Special Election
Thursday 02/02
Friday 02/03
Saturday 02/04
Sunday 02/05
Monday 02/06
  • 12:00 AM Deadline to receive new registrations and voter updates online and by mail for the February Special Election
Tuesday 02/07
Wednesday 02/08
Thursday 02/09
Friday 02/10
Saturday 02/11
Sunday 02/12
Monday 02/13
Tuesday 02/14
  • 12:00 AM Deadline for in-person registration and voter updates for the February Special Election
  • 12:00 AM SPECIAL ELECTION
Wednesday 02/15
Thursday 02/16
  • 12:00 AM Deadline to complete random check of all ballot counting equipment for the February Special Election
Friday 02/17
Saturday 02/18
Sunday 02/19
Monday 02/20
  • 12:00 AM Presidents' Day
Tuesday 02/21
Wednesday 02/22
Thursday 02/23
Friday 02/24
  • 12:00 AM County Canvassing Board certifies February Special Election results
  • 12:00 AM Last day to file a resolution for the April Special Election
Saturday 02/25
Sunday 02/26
Monday 02/27
Tuesday 02/28

March 2023

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Wednesday 03/01
Thursday 03/02
Friday 03/03
Saturday 03/04
Sunday 03/05
Monday 03/06
Tuesday 03/07
Wednesday 03/08
  • 12:00 AM First day to file Initiatives to the Legislature with Secretary of State
Thursday 03/09
Friday 03/10
Saturday 03/11
Sunday 03/12
Monday 03/13
Tuesday 03/14
Wednesday 03/15
Thursday 03/16
Friday 03/17
Saturday 03/18
Sunday 03/19
Monday 03/20
Tuesday 03/21
Wednesday 03/22
Thursday 03/23
Friday 03/24
Saturday 03/25
Sunday 03/26
  • 12:00 AM Military and overseas ballots mailed for the April Special Election
Monday 03/27
Tuesday 03/28
Wednesday 03/29
Thursday 03/30
Friday 03/31

April 2023

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Saturday 04/01
Sunday 04/02
  • 12:00 AM First day to publish Notice of April Special Election
Monday 04/03
Tuesday 04/04
Wednesday 04/05
Thursday 04/06
Friday 04/07
  • 12:00 AM April Special Election 18-day voting period begins
Saturday 04/08
Sunday 04/09
Monday 04/10
Tuesday 04/11
Wednesday 04/12
  • 12:00 AM Last day to publish Notice of April Special Election
Thursday 04/13
Friday 04/14
Saturday 04/15
Sunday 04/16
Monday 04/17
  • 12:00 AM Deadline to receive new registrations online and by mail for the April Special Election
Tuesday 04/18
Wednesday 04/19
Thursday 04/20
Friday 04/21
Saturday 04/22
Sunday 04/23
  • 12:00 AM Regular legislative session scheduled to end
Monday 04/24
Tuesday 04/25
  • 12:00 AM Deadline for in-person registration and voter updates for the April Special Election
  • 12:00 AM SPECIAL ELECTION
Wednesday 04/26
Thursday 04/27
  • 12:00 AM Deadline to complete random check of all ballot counting equipment for the April Special Election
Friday 04/28
Saturday 04/29
Sunday 04/30

May 2023

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Monday 05/01
  • 12:00 AM First day filing officer may receive candidate declarations by mail
  • 12:00 AM Last day to make precinct boundary changes before November General Election
Tuesday 05/02
Wednesday 05/03
Thursday 05/04
Friday 05/05
  • 12:00 AM County Canvassing Board certifies April Special Election results
Saturday 05/06
Sunday 05/07
Monday 05/08
Tuesday 05/09
Wednesday 05/10
Thursday 05/11
Friday 05/12
  • 12:00 AM Last day to file a resolution for August Primary
Saturday 05/13
Sunday 05/14
Monday 05/15
  • 12:00 AM Official Candidate Filing Week opens
Tuesday 05/16
Wednesday 05/17
Thursday 05/18
Friday 05/19
  • 12:00 AM Final day for all candidates to file for office
Saturday 05/20
Sunday 05/21
Monday 05/22
  • 12:00 AM Candidate withdrawal deadline
Tuesday 05/23
  • 12:00 AM Last day for Secretary of State to certify candidates to County Auditors
Wednesday 05/24
Thursday 05/25
Friday 05/26
  • 12:00 AM Candidate statements & photographs for state Voters' Pamphlet due
Saturday 05/27
Sunday 05/28
Monday 05/29
  • 12:00 AM Memorial Day
Tuesday 05/30
Wednesday 05/31

June 2023

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Thursday 06/01
Friday 06/02
Saturday 06/03
Sunday 06/04
Monday 06/05
Tuesday 06/06
Wednesday 06/07
Thursday 06/08
Friday 06/09
Saturday 06/10
Sunday 06/11
Monday 06/12
Tuesday 06/13
Wednesday 06/14
Thursday 06/15
Friday 06/16
Saturday 06/17
  • 12:00 AM Military and overseas ballots mailed for the August Primary
Sunday 06/18
Monday 06/19
Tuesday 06/20
Wednesday 06/21
Thursday 06/22
Friday 06/23
Saturday 06/24
Sunday 06/25
Monday 06/26
Tuesday 06/27
Wednesday 06/28
Thursday 06/29
Friday 06/30

July 2023

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Saturday 07/01
Sunday 07/02
Monday 07/03
Tuesday 07/04
  • 12:00 AM Independence Day
Wednesday 07/05
Thursday 07/06
Friday 07/07
  • 12:00 AM Last business day to submit petition signatures supporting Initiatives to the People to the Secretary of State
Saturday 07/08
Sunday 07/09
  • 12:00 AM First day to publish Notice of August Primary
Monday 07/10
Tuesday 07/11
Wednesday 07/12
Thursday 07/13
  • 12:00 AM Deadline to file write-in candidacy without paying a filing fee for the August Primary
Friday 07/14
  • 12:00 AM August Primary 18-day voting period begins
Saturday 07/15
Sunday 07/16
Monday 07/17
Tuesday 07/18
Wednesday 07/19
  • 12:00 AM Last day to publish Notice of August Primary
Thursday 07/20
Friday 07/21
Saturday 07/22
  • 12:00 AM Final day to submit Referendum Measure petition signatures to the Secretary of State if the regular legislative session ends on expected date (Office will remain open on Saturday)
Sunday 07/23
  • 12:00 AM Laws enacted in the regular legislative session become effective
Monday 07/24
  • 12:00 AM Deadline to receive new registrations and voter updates online and by mail for the August Primary
Tuesday 07/25
Wednesday 07/26
Thursday 07/27
Friday 07/28
Saturday 07/29
Sunday 07/30
Monday 07/31
  • 12:00 AM Last day a void in candidacy causes that office to reopen filing

August 2023

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Tuesday 08/01
  • 12:00 AM Deadline for in-person registration and voter updates for the August Primary
  • 12:00 AM Last day to file a resolution for the November General Election
  • 12:00 AM Last day to file write-in candidacy for the August Primary
  • 12:00 AM PRIMARY
Wednesday 08/02
Thursday 08/03
  • 12:00 AM Deadline to complete random check of all ballot counting equipment for the August Primary
Friday 08/04
Saturday 08/05
Sunday 08/06
Monday 08/07
Tuesday 08/08
Wednesday 08/09
Thursday 08/10
Friday 08/11
Saturday 08/12
Sunday 08/13
Monday 08/14
Tuesday 08/15
  • 12:00 AM County Canvassing Board certifies and transmits results of August Primary
  • 12:00 AM Deadline for major political parties to submit party declarations for the Presidential Primary
Wednesday 08/16
Thursday 08/17
Friday 08/18
  • 12:00 AM Deadline for Secretary of State to certify results of the August Primary
Saturday 08/19
Sunday 08/20
Monday 08/21
Tuesday 08/22
Wednesday 08/23
Thursday 08/24
Friday 08/25
Saturday 08/26
Sunday 08/27
Monday 08/28
Tuesday 08/29
Wednesday 08/30
  • 12:00 AM Final day for Secretary of state to certify the language of each major party's declaration to counties
Thursday 08/31

September 2023

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Friday 09/01
  • 12:00 AM Final day for Secretary of State to propose an alternative Presidential Primary date
Saturday 09/02
Sunday 09/03
Monday 09/04
  • 12:00 AM Labor Day
Tuesday 09/05
Wednesday 09/06
Thursday 09/07
Friday 09/08
Saturday 09/09
Sunday 09/10
Monday 09/11
Tuesday 09/12
Wednesday 09/13
Thursday 09/14
Friday 09/15
  • 12:00 AM Last day a major party state committee may propose alternate Presidential Primary date
Saturday 09/16
Sunday 09/17
Monday 09/18
Tuesday 09/19
Wednesday 09/20
Thursday 09/21
Friday 09/22
Saturday 09/23
  • 12:00 AM Military and overseas ballots mailed for the November General Election
Sunday 09/24
Monday 09/25
Tuesday 09/26
  • 12:00 AM National Voter Registration Day
Wednesday 09/27
Thursday 09/28
Friday 09/29
Saturday 09/30