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To vote in Idaho, you must meet the following requirements:
- A Citizen of the United States
- 18 years of age, or older
- A resident in the state and in the county for thirty (30) days prior to Election Day
- Registered as required by law
When and where
Registration must be completed 25 days prior to the election you wish to vote in. You may print off and fill out a form or register in person at your county clerk.
An ID is required to register to vote.
As of December 2013, Idaho is one of the 37 states that have not implemented online voter registration.
Voting on election day
An ID is required to vote on election day. The following are acceptable forms of identification:
- An Idaho driver’s license or photo Identification Card.
- A U.S. passport or Federal photo identification card.
- A tribal photo identification card.
- A current student photo ID, issued by an Idaho high school or post secondary education institution.
- See also: State Poll Opening and Closing Times
All voters are eligible to vote absentee in Idaho. There are no special eligibility requirements for voting absentee.
To vote absentee, an absentee ballot application must be received by the election office at least 6 days prior to the election. A returned absentee ballot must then be received by the elections office by 8pm on election day.
Military and overseas voting
For full details, visit the Federal Voting Assistance Program here.
Idaho is one of 33 states that has early voting with no specific requirements as to who can vote early. Early voting begins as soon as ballots become available and ends 4 days prior to election day.