Instructions for voting

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  • How To: Register to Vote

    Voter registration requirements and deadlines. Register to vote

  • How To: Vote

    Find out how, where, and when to vote. How to vote

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How to Register to Vote

Registration requirements

  • Be a US citizen
  • Live at an Idaho address by Oct 9
  • Be 18 years old by Election Day, Nov 6
  • Not be in jail for a criminal conviction, and not have been imprisoned for a felony without having your rights restored following the completion of any probation or parole

How to Vote

Vote early
Oct 24–Nov 4

Bring an accepted ID.


Vote on Election Day
Nov 6

Polls are open 8 AM–8 PM. If you’re in line at your polling location by 8 PM, you’re allowed to vote.

Bring an accepted ID.

Absentee ballot received by
November 6

Vote early
Oct 24–Nov 4

Bring an accepted ID.


Vote on Election Day

November 6

Polls are open 8 AM–8 PM. If you’re in line at your polling location by 8 PM, you’re allowed to vote.

Bring an accepted ID.

Voting requirements
  • Be a US citizen
  • Be registered to vote in Idaho. Check if you’re registered to vote.
  • Live at an Idaho address by Oct 9
  • Be 18 years old by Election Day, Nov 6
  • Not be in jail for a criminal conviction, and not have been imprisoned for a felony without having your rights restored
  • Not claim the right to vote elsewhere

ID requirements

You must show one of the following forms of ID when you vote early in person or on Election Day:

  • Idaho driver’s license or Idaho photo ID card
  • US passport or federal photo ID
  • Tribal photo ID
  • Current student photo ID card issued by an Idaho high school or postsecondary school

If you don’t have ID, you’ll need to sign a sworn statement at the polling place swearing to your identity in order to vote

Frequently Asked Questions