Voting Information

  • How can I register to vote?

    There are three ways to register to vote in Pierce County:

    1. Online: You can register online, 24 hours a day, at VoteWA.gov.

    To register online, you will need:

    • A current Washington state license, or
    • A current Washington state ID card

    2. By mail: Download and print a voter registration form copy and mail it to Pierce County Elections. Forms are available in many languages.

    3. In-person: You can register to vote in-person at Pierce County Elections Office in Tacoma

    Who can register?

    To register to vote in Washington, you must be:

    • A citizen of the United States
    • A legal resident of Washington state for at least 30 days prior to election day
    • At least 18 years old by election day
    • Not disqualified from voting due to a court order
    • Not currently serving a sentence of total confinement under the jurisdiction of the Department of Corrections for a Washington felony conviction 
    • Not currently incarcerated for a federal or out-of-state felony conviction

    Read more about who can vote in Washington.

    Pierce County Ballot Drop Box Locations

    See Pierce County Ballot Drop Box locations here.

    Future voters

    16 and 17-year-olds can now pre-register to vote! Registrants under the age of 18 will have their registrations held until they become eligible to vote.