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Voting in Idaho

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Am I Eligible To Vote in Idaho?

You are not eligible to vote if you:
  • have been convicted of a felony and have not had your civil rights restored, or;
  • are confined in prison on conviction of a criminal offense.

If you meet the other qualifications to register to vote, but have been convicted of a felony (in Idaho, or any other jurisdiction), your civil rights for voting purposes are automatically restored upon completion of your sentence, including any probation or parole.

Voter Registration Options in Idaho

You have the following 2 options to register to vote in Idaho:

By Mail

If mailed, your county elections offi ce will mail you a card to let you know that your registration was received.

Click here to download the Mail-In Voter Registration Form

How Do I Know I'm Registered?

  • Consider yourself registered when- and only when- you receive an acknowledgment from your county clerk.
  • Never assume you are registered to vote until you have received this acknowledgment.
  • Call your county clerk and inquire about the status of your application.
  • Check your voter registration status online by visiting this site

Voting Options in Idaho

You have the following 2 options to vote in Idaho:

In Person

rior to voting, all voters must either present photo ID or sign a Personal Identifi cation Affidavit.

Click here to locate voting locations

Voting By Absentee Ballot

All registered voters are eligible to vote by either absentee or early voting.

Click here to download the absentee ballot request Form

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