Making Democracy Work

Elections

Who is on the ballot in the next election? How to register to vote? ...and more

Election Dates

Special Elections - February 14, 2017, April 25, 2017

Candidate Filing (in-person) - May 15 - 19, 2017

Primary - August 1, 2017 (First Tuesday in August)

General Election - November 7, 2017 (First Tuesday after the first Monday in November)

Special Elections - February 14, 2017, April 25, 2017

Register to Vote

Are you registered to vote? Do you want to change your party, your address, your name?

Click here to register online to vote or to print out a form to register to vote.

You can also register in person at the Spokane County Elections Office: The office is located at 1033 W. Gardner Ave, Spokane, WA, 99260, (509) 477-2320.

Voter Information

Vote411.org Find the facts about voting in your state at Vote411.org. Before an election, find your polling place.

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Spokane County election site

Factcheck.org

Washington State Voters Guide

Did you know that you can Track Your Ballot as it is processed?

How to Choose a Candidate

How do voters go about comparing and then judging the candidates? All too often, slogans, name recognition and personality are all that come through in campaign materials. Because television continues to dominate political campaigns, with the Internet as an ever growing presence, it is difficult to move beyond a candidate's image to the substance of a campaign. However, it is possible to move beyond style to substance.

The seven steps outlined in this brochure are designed to help you judge a candidate

Click here to see the League of Women Voters seven step process to evaluate a candidate.

It even includes a report card you can fill out!