Washington Administrative Code
Title 434 - Secretary of State
Chapter 434-324 - Statewide voter registration database
Section 434-324-107 - Felony screening process-Contesting cancellation or canceling
Current through Register Vol. 22-12, June 15, 2022
(1) If a person sent a notification by the secretary under the processes set forth in WAC 434-324-1065 fails to contact the auditor within 30 days of the date of the letter, that person's voter registration must be canceled. If an election in which the person would otherwise be eligible to vote is scheduled to occur during the 30 days, the person must be allowed to vote a provisional ballot. Any unreturned ballot issuances for the voter must be suspended and, if returned, held until the question of the person's eligibility can be resolved.
(2) The question of the person's eligibility to vote may be resolved and the pending status reversed if:
(3) If a ballot is received from a voter whose status was changed to "pending" in accordance with WAC 434-324-106 after ballots were issued, the ballot must be held until the question of the person's eligibility can be resolved.
The disposition of the ballot can be decided in the following ways:
(4) The auditor must notify the voter and the secretary of state when their pending status is removed. The secretary must flag the voter registration record to prevent future cancellation on the same basis.
Adopted by WSR 20-13-043, Filed 6/10/2020, effective 7/11/2020
Amended by WSR 21-24-052, Filed 11/24/2021, effective 12/25/2021