Here’s some cool election policy news for the state of Washington!
“Washington State will become the first in the nation to use Facebook for voter registration. The secretary of state will soon unveil an application on its Facebook page that allows residents to register to vote and then “like” the application and recommend it to their friends, according to this Seattle Times article. While you’re at it, make sure you like United Way of King County too!”
– Public Policy Update,United Way of King County
While we’re on the topic, here’s some important dates to note on your calendars:
July 30 – Deadline for new Washington State voter registration (in person only)
August 7 – Primary
October 8 – Deadline for voter registration, address change and other updates
October 19 – Start of 18-day voting period (through Election Day). Ballots are mailed out and Accessible Voting Units (AVUs) are available at voting centers.
October 29 – Deadline for new Washington State voter registration (in person only)
November 6 – General Election
For my voting information, visit http://www.sos.wa.gov/elections/voters.aspx