Cougs Vote

Helping students register to vote, stay aware of upcoming voter deadlines, and become more informed and involved with issues they're passionate about.

WSU is one of 83 campuses in 23 states designated as a Voter-Friendly Campus. As an institution, WSU also participates in the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge, including the Pac-12 Voting Challenge!

View WSU's Student Voting Rates according to the National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement (NSLVE).

Visit the Voting Hub

November 4 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
November 5 8 a.m.-8p.m.

Location: CUB Senior Ballroom (2nd floor)

WSU hosts a Student Voting Engagement Hub where students and community members can pick up voter pamphlets, print ballots, and vote.  The Hub is made in accordance with RCW 29A.40.180, and in partnership with the CCE, ASWSU, the CUB, and Whitman County Auditor.  

Voting in Washington

  • Register online at
  • Register in person at your County Auditor's office.
  • Eligible voters can vote anytime between the start of the voting period (when their ballot is mailed to them) and Election Day.
  • Ballots can be returned via USPS (with provided envelope with prepaid postage), to a County Auditor office, or dropped at a Ballot DropBox. You can look up your drop-off locations by logging in to
  • You can receive a voter pamphlet in the mail before the voting period begins that provides an overview of your ballot. View your pamphlet by logging in to
  • You can update your address and other information online through the online registration deadline at

Important 2024 Dates

  • September 17 National Voter Registration Day
  • October 7-11 National Voter Education Week
  • October 28 Online and mail voter registration deadline in Washington
  • November 5 Election Day!

Be Informed

Compare the Issues

Use these sites to compare positions on issues ranging from the environment and college tuition to abortion and religious freedom.

Compare Representatives & Ballot Measures

Once you have issues that are important to you, find out which candidates and upcoming ballot measures you want to support.  Below are links to apps for researching these issues.  For the apps, search for "Citizen" and "Countable" in your app store.


Voting Accessibility

Need assistance with voting or registration?  Please contact our team at or 509-335-7708.  For more information about U.S. Voting Accessibility, visit the US Election Assistance Commission Voting Accessibility page.

Be Vocal

Becoming more actively involved in civic life is part of being a Coug!  Get your start by contacting our team  or reading through our Democratic Engagement Guide.