What & when is it?
Who can vote?
Where can I vote in
Seattle? In US or Canada?
Where can I find the list of candidates?
I am a Polish citizen
who is visiting in Seattle, how do I vote?
I am a Polish citizen who
is a permanent resident in the US, how do I register & vote?
Where are the results
when is it?
These are elections
for the President of the Republic of Poland. The elections in Poland are
scheduled for Sunday, June 20, 2010; however, voting on the American
continent is on Saturday, June 19, 2010.
You are eligible to
vote if you are a citizen of Poland with a valid Polish passport, age 18
In order to be able to
vote, you need to add your name to the voting registry for the Polish Consulate in Los Angeles.
More info on registration below.
Visitors from Poland can present a
voting permit to vote elsewhere obtained from their home election
registry office in Poland. If you have the permit, you
don't need to register.
when can I vote in Seattle? USA and Canada?
In Seattle there is a polling station
at the Polish Home.
Voting is from 6 am to 8 pm on June 19, 2010.
Besides Seattle, in the Los Angeles
consular region you can also vote in Portland, OR, Anchorage, AK, San Diego, Los Angeles, San Jose,
San Francisco, Las Vegas, Phoenix,
Denver, and Houston. Please check the info at the
website of the Polish Consulate
General in LA for details.
possibilities include Chicago and Vancouver, BC; please note though, that
these cities are in other consular regions, so you would need to
register locally first and then to get a usual permit to vote some other
place from the Consulate.
Please read more about it here.
can I find the list of candidates?
of the candidates is posted
here and it also will be posted at the Polish Home in Seattle.
Click here for general information about
voting in Seattle.
I am a
Polish citizen who is a local resident, how do I register & vote?
You need to put your name on the voting
registry at the Polish Consulate General in Los Angeles.
The registration deadline is June17, 2010.
registering you can indicate Seattle or Portland (or other city in the
consular region). If planning to travel, you can ask the Consulate for a
voting permit good at the polling stations in other consular regions or
outside of the United States.
You can register at the
Consulate in LA by mail, email,
phone, fax or personally. Please follow instructions on the
website of the Polish Consulate in LA. Please note that the
registration phone numbers and the special email address for
registration as well as the registration form have NOT been published by
the Consulate yet.
II am a
Polish citizen living in Poland who is just visiting in Seattle, how do
You need to follow
the regular registration procedure in Poland to obtain the affidavit of
eligibility to vote that allows for voting at other polling stations
than your home polling station.