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Idaho

Abbreviation: 
ID

Idaho Registration Deadline

You can now register to vote online! You will need a driver's license issued by the State of Idaho DMV in order to register online. If you do not have a driver's license you can still register in person or by mail.

Idaho Election Dates

2018 Election Dates TBA.

For more election information contact your county clerk.

Idaho ID Needed for Voting

All voters are required to show photo ID or sign a Personal Identification Affidavit to cast a regular ballot. Acceptable forms of ID include:

  • An Idaho driver's license or photo Identification Card
  • A U.S. passport or Federal photo identification card
  • A current student photo ID, issued by an Idaho high school or post secondary education institution.
  • A tribal photo identification card.

NOTE: The name on the ID must match the name on the registration list in the poll book but common abbreviations and nicknames are acceptable.

Idaho Absentee Ballot Process

You can fill out an absentee ballot request form here or any registered voter may apply in writing to the County Clerk to receive an absentee ballot. The application must give the name of the elector, residence address in Idaho, and mailing address to which the ballot is to be forwarded. The mail-in application shall be signed personally by the applicant and be received by the County Clerk no later than the sixth day before the election.

Idaho Early Voting

Voting before election day at an absentee polling place is available. Contact your county clerk for dates, times and location of the absentee polling place in your county.

For information on time and locations please contact your county clerk.

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For information on federal campaign contributions, please visit Open Secrets.

For information on state campaign contributions, please visit your state's resource.

Idaho Polling Place Locator

You can find your polling place by utilizing your state resource.

If you have further questions on your polling place location, please contact your county clerk.

Idaho Poll Worker Information

In order to be a poll worker in Idaho:

  • Political affiliation preferred
  • It is recommended that you are a resident of the election district for the 30 days prior to the election
  • You must complete required training
  • You will be entitled to compensation
  • Students with citizenship who are 17 years old may work

To sign up, contact your local board of elections.

Idaho Overseas and Military Voters

You are a Military or Overseas voter if you are in uniformed services, living overseas OR a spouse or dependant of a uniformed services voter. To get registered and vote, you can utilize Overseas Vote Foundation.

If you have additional questions about elections and voting overseas you can use our state specific elections official directory or contact the Overseas Vote Foundation.

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