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SOS Office identifies improperly transferred voter registration requests


November 6, 2019

During recent routine audits, state election officials identified roughly 1,000 voter registration transactions were improperly transferred. These registrations are connected to the Washington Healthplanfinder, which provides clients an option to register to vote when they enroll in health and dental coverage.

Secretary of State Kim Wyman released the following statement:

“Our office is working closely with staff at the Exchange and our county partners to contact voters potentially impacted by this situation. Our top priority is to ensure these individuals receive a ballot and have an opportunity to participate in the upcoming general election Nov. 5.

“We encourage voters to go to Vo...

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