General elections are held biennially, in evennumbered years, on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November, and candidates, except those for the supreme court bench and a few local offices, are nominated at a direct primary election, held the second Tuesday in September.
Real property is assessed biennially; personal property, annually.
Voters are registered biennially, and every five years there is an automatic redistribution of seats on a voters' basis.
The state board of education consists of the state superintendent, the president of the University of Washington, the president of the State College of Washington, the principal of one of the state normal schools chosen biennially by the principals of the state normal schools, and three other members appointed biennially by the governor, one of whom must be a superintendent of a district of the first class, one a county superintendent and one a principal of a high school.
In each county there is a county superintendent, elected biennially, and in each school district a board of directors.