Voter Registraton Information

  • To register to vote in Pierce County, applicants must:
    • be at least 18 years old by the date of the next election.
    • be a United States citizen and a Pierce County resident.
    • not presently have civil rights denied as a result of a felony conviction.
    Voter registration forms are available in all school offices, the district office, public libraries, fire stations, city and state offices, as well as the Pierce County Election Department.

    Forms may also be accessed online or by calling the Elections Department at (253) 798-7430 or 1-800-446-4979.

    Mail-in voter registrations must be postmarked 30 days before the next election. If registering by mail and it is the first time registering to vote in Pierce County, applicants must submit current, valid proof of identification. Enclose a copy of one of the following with the voter registration form: a current and valid photo ID or a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows name and address.

    Pierce County residents who have lived here at least 30 days before an election may register to vote in person up to 15 days before the election at the Pierce County Election Department, 2401 South 35th St., Room 200, Tacoma, WA. These applicants must vote by absentee ballot only for the next election.