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Idaho

Upcoming Election Dates and Registration Deadlines

May 21, 2024

Idaho State Primary Election

Voter Registration Deadline

  • In the Election Office by: April 26, 2024
  • Postmarked by: April 26, 2024
  • Election Day Registration & Voting: May 21, 2024
Absentee (Mail-in) Ballot Request Deadline
  • Request for Postal Ballot by: May 10, 2024 5:00PM MDT
  • In-person request by: May 17, 2024
  • Emergency Ballot Period: May 16 – May 20, 2024
Completed Absentee (Mail-in) Ballot Return Deadline
  • Received by: May 21, 2024 8:00PM MDT
Early Voting: May 6 – May 17, 2024

May 23, 2024

Idaho Democratic Presidential Caucus

County Caucuses will take place from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. local time and will be hosted in meetings assigned by county parties statewide.

You can find you caucus location and more information at IdahoDems.org/caucus/

The Idaho Democratic Caucus is open to all Registered Democrats and Unaffiliated voters.

Same day party affiliation and voter registration will be available at the caucus locations.

Must register/ be registered to vote in the county you are attending the caucus.

17 year-olds may vote if they will be 18 by Election Day, November 5, 2024.

November 5, 2024

Idaho General Election

Voter Registration Deadline

  • In the Election Office by: TBA
  • Postmarked by: TBA
  • Election Day Registration & Voting: TBA
Absentee (Mail-in) Ballot Request Deadline
  • Request for Postal Ballot by: TBA
  • Emergency Ballot Period: TBA
Completed Absentee (Mail-in) Ballot Return Deadline
  • Received by: TBA
Early Voting: TBA

Helpful Resources

Register
to vote

Check if you are registered

What's on your
ballot

Absentee Voting

Any registered voter may request an absentee ballot in Idaho. You can request your absentee ballot using the online request form, or by submitting a paper application to your County Clerk.

See details of absentee voting here

Early Voting 

Qualified electors may vote in person before Election Day at an early voting site. Contact your County Clerk for the dates, times and location of early voting in your county. Most counties use the county courthouse or elections office for early voting. Early voting ends in all counties at 5:00 P.M. on the Friday before Election Day

Find your county clerk

What to Expect
on Election Day

On Election Day, polls are open from 8 AM to 8 PM.

Find your polling location.

Voter ID Requirements

Forms of photo identification may be any one of the following:

  • An Idaho driver’s license or Idaho photo identification card.
  • A U.S. passport or Federal photo identification card.
  • A tribal photo identification card.
  • A current student photo ID, issued by an Idaho high school or post secondary education institution.
  • A license to carry a concealed weapon issued by a county sheriff in Idaho.

If a voter is not able to show an acceptable ID, the voter will be given the option to sign the Personal Identification Affidavit.

Click here for more information on voter ID in Idaho

Language Access

Section 203 of the Voting Rights Act requires certain jurisdictions to provide in-language voting materials in areas with a significant number of limited English proficient voters. 

Section 208

Section 208 of the Voting Rights Act states that, “Any voter who requires assistance to vote by reason of blindness, disability, or inability to read or write may be given assistance by a person of the voter’s choice, other than the voter’s employer or agent of the employer or office or agent of the voter’s union.” 

It is your right to bring your own interpreter to the polls, if you so choose. 

Have questions or need help voting?

Call 1-888-API-VOTE (1-888-274-8683).

Bilingual assistance is available in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Urdu, Hindi, and Bengali. Click here for more information.