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Key Dates and Deadlines

Friday, Oct. 9: Voter Registration Deadline
Tuesday, October 13: Early Voting Begins
Friday, October 23: Request Absentee/Mail-In Ballot Deadline
Tuesday, Nov. 3: Absentee/Mail-In Must be Returned
Tuesday, Nov. 3: In-Person Voting
Friday, Nov. 13: Deadline for County Clerks to Certify Election Results

Register to Vote

Friday, Oct. 9: Voter Registration Deadline
Register to vote or check your registration status.

Absentee/Mail-In Voting

Friday, Oct. 23: Request Absentee/Mail-In Ballot Deadline

Tuesday, Nov. 3: Absentee/Mail-In Postmark by Date


1. Request an absentee ballot. Print it out, sign it and mail the request form back to your county board of elections.

2. Receive your ballot in the mail.

3. Fill your ballot out. You can mail it back or deliver it in person to your local county elections board.

Early In-Person Voting

Tuesday, October 13: Early Voting Begins for Ada County and specific locations in Canyon County. The rest of the Canyon County locations are open October 19-30.

Any eligible voter can vote early in counties choose to conduct early voting.

In-person Voting

Polls are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 3. County clerks may opt to open at 7 a.m.

You need to bring an ID. Qualified individuals may register and vote at their designated polling place on November 3.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are Idaho’s elections secure?

Click here to read more about elections security.

Am I registered to vote?

Use the online voter tools to find out if you’re already registered to vote.

Where do I go to vote?

Use the online voter tools to find out the poll location you should use to vote.

Has the county received my absentee ballot?

You can find out if the county has received your absentee ballot by using the online voter tools.

Where do I request an absentee ballot?

You can find absentee ballot information by clicking here.

What are my rights as an Idaho voter?

Learn more here about your voting rights here.

How do I vote with a disability?

You can find out about voting accessibility by clicking here.

Is voter data considered public information?

First, it’s important to know that only specific parts of the state voter roll are public information. This includes the name, address, telephone number, and county of each voter. Other information provided when a public records request is filed with the Secretary of the State’s office includes the registration date, legislative and congressional districts, age, gender, election participation information, and party affiliation of each voter.It is also important to know that Idaho law requires the Secretary of State’s office to provide this information in response to public records requests. This law is intended to help poll watchers, political campaigns, and researchers. While anyone can request this information, the law prohibits anyone from using this information for commercial purposes.