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VOTERS GUIDE

The purpose of the Voters Guide is:

  • Provide voters with comprehensive, nonpartisan information about the contests on their ballot in an easy-to-use presentation.
  • Provide a means for candidates to publish information about themselves and their candidacy directly to voters.

 

Photo ID is now required to vote in Idaho. If a voter is not able to show a required photo ID, the voter will be given the option to sign the Personal Identity Affadavit. Please click here for more details.

GENERAL ELECTION CALENDAR

 

September 19

Last day declaration of intent to be filed by a write-in candidate with the clerk of the political subdivision for the November 4 election. This filing is for political subdivision candidates. (Sec. 34-1407, Idaho Code)

September 19

Last day a candidate of a political subdivision may withdraw before the November 4 election. (Sec. 34-1405A, Idaho Code)

September 19

Last day for the County Clerk to submit a request to the Secretary of State for a modification of election procedures for joint districts for the November 4 election. (Sec. 34-1413, Idaho Code)

September 19

Last day for political parties to supply the name of its county chairman or alternate to the County Clerk in order to have witnesses accompany the County Clerk or Deputy Clerk in the delivery of absentee ballots for the General Election (November 4). (Sec. 34-1003, Idaho Code)

September 19

Last day for the County Clerk to mail absentee ballots for the General Election (November 4) to voters who requested absentee ballots prior to the 45th day before the election. (Sec. 34-1003, Idaho Code and Secretary of State Directive)

September 25

Last day for the Secretary of State to approve requested modification of election procedures for joint districts for the November 4 election. (Sec. 34-1413, Idaho Code)

October 3

Last day for County Commissioners to designate polling places prior to the November 4 election. (Sec. 34-302, Idaho Code)

October 3

County Clerk to appoint election personnel for the November 4 election.

October 7

Last day declaration of intent to be filed by write-in candidates for the General Election (November 4) with the Secretary of State or County Clerk. This filing is for federal, state, legislative, or county candidates. (Sec. 34-702A, Idaho Code)

October 10

Last day to pre-register to vote with the County Clerk until 5:00 p.m. for the General Election (November 4). Election Day Registration is available. (Sec. 34-408, Idaho Code)

October 11 - 21

County Clerk to mail ballots for the November 4 election to voters in designated Mail Ballot Precincts. (Sec. 34-308, Idaho Code)

October 23

First notice of General Election (November 4) is published by the County Clerk in the official newspaper(s) of the county. Published in at least two newspapers within the county, if possible. (Sec. 34-602 and 34-1406, Idaho Code)

October 23

Last day for the County Clerk to receive written requests for the purpose of authorizing persons to act as watchers and challengers at the polling place for the General Election (November 4). (Sec. 34-304, Idaho Code)

October 24

Last day for the County Clerk to examine election register and note challenges from the August 26 election. (Sec. 34-432, Idaho Code)

October 24

Last day for the Secretary of State to certify vacancy candidates for the General Election (November 4), who have been appointed by the central committees, to the County Clerks. (Sec. 34-909, Idaho Code)

October 29

Last day for an application for a mail-in absentee ballot to be received by the County Clerk not later than 5:00 p.m. for the General Election (November 4). (Sec. 34-1002, Idaho Code)

October 30

Second notice of General Election (November 4) is published by the County Clerk in the official newspaper(s) of the county. Facsimile sample ballot published at this time. Published in at least two newspapers within the county, if possible. (Sec. 34-602, 34-1406 and 34-2425, Idaho Code and Secretary of State Directive)

October 31

Last day for in-person absentee voting until 5:00 p.m. for the General Election (November 4) at the absent elector’s polling place. (Sec. 34-1002, Idaho Code)

November 4

Last day to return absentee ballots to the County Clerk’s Elections Office by 8:00 p.m. for the General Election (November 4). (Sec. 34-1005, Idaho Code)

November 4

General Election -- 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (*) At Clerk’s option, polling places may be opened at 7:00 a.m. (Sec. 34-101 and 34-1101, Idaho Code)

November 4

County Clerk’s office to remain open 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Sec. 34-211, Idaho Code)



 


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