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Last day to register online for August's Primary Election

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People who want to vote in the Primary Election in August have through Monday, July 7 to register to vote online or through the mail.

For citizens who have not already registered to vote in Washington, Monday, July 28, is the last day to register in person at their county elections office.

To be eligible to register to vote in time for the Primary, people must be:

• 18 years old by Election Day (Aug. 5);

• A United States citizen;

• A legal resident of the state of Washington;

• Not under the supervision of the state Department of Corrections for a Washington felony conviction; and

• Not disqualified from voting due to a court order.

More information for voters or would-be voters can be found at http://www.sos.wa.gov/elections/voters.aspx.

Counties will be mailing Primary ballots to most voters by July 18. Counties recently sent out Primary ballots to military and overseas voters. This includes ballots issued electronically.

The top two finishers in each Primary race advance to this fall’s General Election, which ends Nov. 4.

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