Idaho

Voting in Idaho 2016 Brochure

Key Dates

Election day is Nov. 3

Voter Registration Deadlines:

In Person: 25 days before Election Day. If you miss this deadline, you may also register on Election Day. (You must show proof of residence to register at the poll.) Friday, October 9, 2020.
By Mail: Postmarked 25 days before Election Day. Friday, October 9, 2020.
Online: 25 days before Election Day. Friday, October 9, 2020.
Election Day Registration: If you have missed the voter registration deadline, you can still register to vote and a cast a ballot at the same time during early voting or on Election Day.

 

Idaho Voter Registration Requirements:

You Must provide one of the following forms of Photo ID when you vote early or on Election Day.

  • Be at least 18 years old,
  • Be a citizen of the United States,
  • Have resided in Idaho and in the county for 30 days prior to the day of election,
  • Not be serving a sentence of imprisonment for a felony. Your voting rights are restored once you have completed your sentence, probation, and parole.

 

How to Register to Vote in Idaho:

  1. Fill out National Voter Registration Form
  2. Sign and Date form. IMPORTANT.
  3. Mail or hand-deliver your completed form to the address provided.
  4. Make sure to be registered before the registration deadline.

 

Idaho Absentee Ballots:

In Person: Received 11 days before Election Day. Friday October 23, 2020.
By Mail: Received 11 days before Election Day. Friday October 23, 2020.
Online: Received 11 days before Election Day. Friday October 23, 2020.
*Due by 8p.m. Election Day. Tuesday, November 3, 2020.
* Any registered Idaho voter may apply for an absentee ballot and vote by mail.

 

Idaho Early Voting Period:

Begins: On or before the third Monday before the election (Monday, October 12, 2020.). Not all counties conduct early voting. Voters should contact their county elections office for additional information.
Ends: The Friday before Election Day. Friday, October 30, 2020. Not all counties conduct early voting. Voters should contact their county elections office for additional information.

 

Election Day Voter Requirements:

You Must provide one of the following forms of Photo ID when you vote early or on Election Day.

  • Idaho driver’s license or Idaho photo ID card
  • US passport or federal photo ID
  • Tribal photo ID
  • Current student photo ID card issued by an Idaho high school or postsecondary school
  • License to carry concealed weapons

*If you don’t have ID, you can still cast a ballot by signing an affidavit at the polling place swearing to your identity.

Native Vote Coordinators

Sign up to be a Local Native Vote Coordinator

Major Party Contact Information

Democrat
Chairman, Bert Marley
www.idahodems.org

Republican
Chairman, Stephen Yates
www.idgop.org

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