Idaho

48% of 18-29 year olds voted in Idaho in 2020*

*Source CIRCLE - Youth Voting and Civic Engagement in America

Your voter registration application must be received by mail or online on or by October 8, 2021, in order to be eligible to vote in 2021 Local Elections. It is also possible to register in-person the day of the election (November 2, 2021).

Idaho will hold School Board and Municipal Elections on November 2, 2021.

Check Registration Status

Check your Idaho voter registration status here.

Eligibility

In order to register to vote, you must be a U.S. Citizen, at least 18 years of age, and a have resided in Idaho and the county for 30 days prior to the day of election (November 2, 2021).

  • Although voting rights are restored once you have completed your sentence, probation, and parole, you can not be serving a sentence of imprisonment for a felony at the time of registration.
  • Students do have a choice of whether they want to vote in an Idaho election or vote in an election in their home state. You may only be registered and vote at one location.

Deadline

The deadline to register vote in Idaho for Local Elections (November 2, 2021) is October 8, 2021.

Voter Registration Process

There are three options to register to vote in Idaho, you may register to vote online, by submitting a Voter Registration Application by mail, or in-person to the county clerk.

  • If mailed, the county elections office will alert you that your registration was received.
  • Further voter registration information for Idaho can be found here.

This page was last updated on July 16, 2021.

Questions? Contact us here.

Vote-By-Mail Practices

Any registered Idaho voter may apply for an absentee ballot and vote by mail. Click here to request an absentee ballot online or here for the printable PDF.

  • All mail-in applications must be signed personally by you and be received by the County Clerk no later than 11 days before the election (October 22, 2021).
  • Ballots must be received by 8 pm on Election Day (November 2, 2021).
  • Further absentee voting information for Idaho is listed here.

Early Voting

Idaho offers early voting.

  • Location, date, and time of early voting in Idaho varies by county. In counties conducting early voting, polls will open by October 18, 2021. Click here for more information.

Poll Finder

Locate your polling place here.

Election Day Practices

On Election Day, the polls are open 8am-8pm

  • A registered voter must either present a photo ID or sign a Personal Identification Affidavit. Click here for more information.
  • Further Idaho voting information is listed here.

This page was last updated on July 16, 2021.

Questions? Contact us here.