November 7, 2017 General Election Information
Advisory Vote Information
The purpose of an advisory vote is to advise the Legislature to repeal or maintain a tax increase. Advisory votes are non-binding. The results will not change the law. You may vote to repeal the bill, meaning you don’t favor the tax increase, or maintain, meaning you favor the tax increase.
Complete text of bills:
Advisory Vote 16 – Engrossed Substitute House Bill 1597
Advisory Vote 17 – Engrossed House Bill 2163
Advisory Vote 18 – Engrossed House Bill 2242
For more information, contact your state legislator.
|Military/overseas ballots mailed||September 22|
|Deadline to update your existing registration||October 9|
|Deadline to register online||October 9|
|Deadline to register by mail||Postmarked by
|Ballots mailed||October 20|
|Deadline for new Washington voter registrations (in person only)||October 30|
|Election Day||November 7|
|Deadline to return a ballot through the mail||Postmarked by
|Deadline to return a ballot through a drop box||Deposited by
8 pm November 7
|Preliminary results released||By 8:30 pm
|Election certification (official results released)||November 28|
Election Night Results
On Election Day, the process of entering the scanned ballot information into the ballot tabulation system will begin. Election results will be released to the public and news media at the Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin Street, Vancouver, at or before 8:30 p.m. as well as being available on the Elections website.