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Kitsap County
Voting Information

Voting Requirements

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

  • 18 years of age by election day

  • Not disqualified from voting due to a court order

  • Not currently serving a sentence of total confinement in prison 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

Register to Vote or Update Your Address

To register to vote online, visit the Secretary of State's website.


To register to vote in-person, visit the Kitsap County Auditor's Office, located at 619 Division Street, Port Orchard. New voters can register to vote up until election day.

When to Return Your Ballot

Ballots must be postmarked or in a drop box by 8:00 pm on election day to be counted. A list of drop boxes will be available as the election approaches.


For more information on local elections, contact the Auditor's Office at (360) 337-7128.