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Vote on Election Day

What to expect at your voting location

If you're concerned about making it to your voting location on Election Day, learn more about accessible voting in Lewis County.

When you arrive at the voting location, election workers are ready to help you.

You'll start the voting process at the check-in table.

Receive your ballot

  • As of June 1, 2017 photo ID is requested to vote. Click here to see proper identification.
  • State your name and address.
  • Sign the roster.
  • The election worker will give you a ballot specific to your address. In primary elections, you must state your political party preference to receive a ballot specific to your party.

Mark your ballot

  • To vote, proceed to a voting station for privacy. Please do not use cellphones or other communication technology while voting.
  • To vote for a candidate, darken the oval to the left of the candidate's name.
  • To vote on any measure, darken the oval to the left of "Yes" or "No." 
  • Check both the front and back of your ballot for voting contests.

    --To vote for a write-in candidate--
  • Write the person's name in the blank space provided directly below the names of the other candidates for that office. 
  • Darken the oval to the left of the blank space.

Review & cast your ballot

  • If you vote for more candidates than are allowed, or if you vote both Yes and No on a measure, your vote will not count for that contest.
  • You do not have to vote on all contests, those you do vote on will still count.
  • If you make a mistake, ask for another ballot.
  • After you mark your ballot, insert your voted ballot into an election scanner to be counted.

Where to vote on Election Day