01-14-14: In-person voter registration ends February 3
01-14-14: In-person voter registration ends February 3
Posted on 01/14/2014

Pierce County residents not yet registered to vote in Washington state can register in person through February 3 to participate in the February 11, 2014 Special Election.

 

The deadline has passed for mail-in and online voter registration for the Special Election.

 

Locally, the Puyallup School District has placed two school levies on the Special Election ballot to fund day-to-day programs and operations, aging facility improvements, and technology upgrades.

 

Learn more about the Educational Programs and Operations Replacement Levy (Proposition 1) and the School Facility Improvements and Technology Upgrades Levy (Proposition 2) on the school district website.

 

In-person voter registration

 

In-person voter registration is done at the Pierce County Elections Division, 2501 So. 35th St., Suite C, Tacoma. The Elections Division is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

 

To register to vote in Pierce County, applicants must be:

  • At least 18 years old by Election Day.
  • A United States citizen and legal Washington state resident.
  • Not under the authority of the Department of Corrections.
  • Not disqualified from voting due to a court order.

 

Voter registration forms are available at each of the Puyallup School District’s 32 schools, the school district’s Education Service Center, public libraries, staffed fire stations in unincorporated Pierce County, city clerks' offices, most state offices, and the Pierce County Elections Division.

 

Click to access registration forms on the Internet or call the Pierce County Elections Division at (253) 798-VOTE (8683).

 

Washington state is all vote-by-mail. Ballots will be mailed January 24. Military and overseas ballots and election pamphlets were mailed earlier this month.

 

Special Election information

 

View more information about the February 11 Special Election on the Pierce County Auditor’s Office Elections Division website.

 

Elections information may also be accessed by mobile devices such as phones or computer tablets.

 

People with mobile devices can download from the Internet a “Pierce County MyVote” application to get the following information:

 

  • Locate the closest ballot drop box and get driving directions.
  • View a sample of the current election ballot.
  • Confirm when the ballot is received at the Pierce County Elections Division and verify there are no problems (the most common problem is a missing signature). Site users may also view their voting history.
  • View a list of federal, state, and county representatives and access contact information for elected officials.

 

View a copy of the Pierce County Official Local Voters’ Pamphlet for the February 11, 2014 Special Election.