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Voter registration, updateServices.

*** CHANGE IN 2020 *** (SEE 6313.SL) ***
(1) Before issuing an original license or identicard or renewing a license or identicard under this chapter, the licensing agent shall determine if the applicant wants to register to vote or update his or her voter registration by asking the following question:
"Do you want to register or sign up to vote or update your voter registration?"
If the applicant chooses to register, sign up, or update a registration, the agent shall ask the following:
(1) "Are you a United States citizen?"
(2) "Are you at least eighteen years old or are you at least sixteen years old and will you vote only after you turn eighteen?"
If the applicant answers in the affirmative to both questions, the agent shall then submit the registration, sign up form, or update. If the applicant answers in the negative to either question, the agent shall not submit an application. Information that is otherwise disclosable under chapter 29A.08 RCW cannot be disclosed on the future voter until the person reaches eighteen years of age, except for the purpose of processing and delivering ballots.
(2) The department shall establish a procedure that substantially meets the requirements of subsection (1) of this section when permitting an applicant to renew a license or identicard by mail or by electronic commerce.


FindingsIntentEffective date2018 c 109: See notes following RCW 29A.08.170.
Effective date2005 c 246: See note following RCW 10.64.140.
Effective date1990 c 143: See note following RCW 29A.08.340.
Voter registration with driver licensing: RCW 29A.08.340 and 29A.08.350.
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