League of Women Voters

Washington Provisional Voting

Voters can request that a provisional ballot be mailed to them by contacting their County Auditor's office. Provisional ballot means a ballot issued to a voter who would otherwise be denied an opportunity to vote a regual ballot, for any reason authorized by the Help America Vote Act, including but not limited to the following:

  • The voter's name does not appear in the list of registered voters for the county
  • There is an indication in the voter registration system that the voter has already voted in the primary, special election, or general election, but the voter wishes to vote again
  • There is a question on the part of the voter concerning the issues or candidates on which the voter is qualitifed to vote
  • Any other reason allowed by law.

After the election you may contact your county elections department to confirm that your ballot was counted.


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Election Day Problems?

Call one of these hotlines:
1-866-OUR-VOTE (866-687-8683)
1-888-VE-Y-VOTA (en Español)
1-888-API-VOTE (Asian multilingual assistance)
1-844-418-1682 (Arabic)


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