Tuesday, March 8, 2016 is Idaho's Presidential Primary Election
The purpose of primary elections in Idaho is to allow members of a recognized political party to
select that party's nominees to go on the general election ballot. Party affiliation is required for this election and affects what ballot
voters will receive. For more information please click here.
Party ballots for the Republican and Constitution parties will include candidates for:
Non-Partisan ballots will include Supplemental Levy questions for:
- Lakeland Joint School District #272
- Kellogg Joint School District #391
All voters must go to their designated polling place on Election Day. To find your polling place location,
use the Polling Place look-up tool. Polls will be open from 8AM
Early absentee voting will be available at the County Elections Office starting February 22, 2016 through March 4, 2016.
The Elections office is open Monday through Friday from 8AM to 5PM. To obtain an absentee ballot request form please click here.
The request can be dropped off, mailed or faxed to the
Elections Office. The last day to request a mail-in absentee ballot is March 2, 2016.
The Elections Office conducts elections for Federal, State, & County Offices. We also conduct elections for 44
local taxing districts. Election dates for 2016:
- March 8
- May 17
- August 30
- November 8
Photo ID is now required to vote in Idaho. If a voter is not able to show a
required photo ID, the voter will be given the option to sign the Personal
Identity Affidavit. Please click here
for more details.
The Elections Office produces poll books and voter lists. Precinct maps,
legislative districts and Commissioner district maps are also available. The
Elections Office maintains an up-to-date list of registered voters, as well as
voting history. This information is available in hard copy as well as on CD-ROM.
Candidates filing for County office do so in the Elections Office, as well as
file financial disclosure reports there.