Changing Your Registration
Address changes must be made at least 29 days before an election in order for your ballot to be mailed to your new address. The post office will not forward ballots. If you miss the 29-day cutoff, your address will be changed after the election. Contact the Elections Office about receiving a replacement ballot if your ballot was sent to your old address.
If you moved to a new address within Clark County
You may change your address any of the following ways:
- Update your address online
- Call the Elections Office at (360) 397-2345
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org and provide your name, birth date, old residential address and new residential address
- Mail a voter registration form or send a letter to the Elections Office and provide your name, birth date, old residential address, new residential address, and your signature. Mail the letter to:
Clark County Elections Office
PO Box 8815
Vancouver, WA 98666-8815
- To change your mailing address, include your old and new mailing addresses. You need to also include your residential address even if your residential address is not changing.
If you moved to another county within Washington
You must register to vote in your new county. You may register either of the following ways:
If you have moved outside Washington
Complete a Request for Cancellation form and mail it to the Elections Office.
If your name has changed and you have already updated your WA driver's license you can use MyVote to update your voter registration. If you have not updated your driver's license or do not have one, you can fill out a new voter registration form available by mail or download from the Office of the Secretary of State. Name change notifications via email are not accepted.
Political party preference
Voters do not register for a political party in the state of Washington.
Party affiliation not required.
Under no circumstances may an individual be required to affiliate with, join, adhere to, express faith in, or declare a preference for, a political party or organization upon registering to vote.
Any registered voter may cancel the registration of a deceased voter by completing the Cancellation of Voter Registration Due to Death form and returning it to the Elections Office.