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Election Day Information

When you go to cast your ballot, you want to make sure everything goes smoothly. The information on this page will help make sure you’re prepared and ready when it is time to vote.

The Idaho May Primary Election was May 19, 2020. This Election is being conducted by absentee vote by mail ballot, due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Ballots are due and results will be posted on June 2.  Get more information on voting by mail.

Due to the coronavirus, the way we vote has changed

Vote by Mail. Return your Mail Ballot.

Due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Governor Brad Little issued a proclamation stating that the  Idaho May 19th Primary Election will be conducted exclusively by absentee ballot (vote by mail). You MUST submit a request to receive a ballot for the May 19, 2020 Primary Election. The deadline to request a ballot was extended to May 26 at 8 p.m. To request a ballot, complete the form and return a scanned copy or photo of it to the Elections office by email or deposit the form in the drop box in front of the office. You will receive a ballot in approximately 10 days by mail to return to the Elections office. Return your ballot by 8 p.m. on June 2 to be counted.  Watch a video about how to vote by mail. Before requesting a ballot, make sure that you’re registered. You may register up to Election Day, May 19th.Online Ballot Request Form

Download the Ballot Request Form

Your party affiliation will affect your ballot choice for this primary election. Please see the ballot option for party affiliations and unaffiliated voters listed on the form.  Check your party affiliation. The deadline to change party affiliation for May 19 Primary Election was March 13, 2020. Unaffiliated voters may affiliate up to Election Day, May 19th.

Your absentee ballot request form must be received by our Elections office by May 26 at 8 p.m. Your ballot must be received by our Elections office by June 2, 2020.

Accommodation and assistance are available for voting in the May 19th Primary Election. Please contact our office for more information.

Questions about the all absentee election? See our FAQ section below, or contact our office (208) 287-6860, [email protected].