Idaho elections, 2013

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1 2013 elections
1.1 Special elections
1.2 Local ballot measures
2 Voting in Idaho
2.1 Important voting information
2.2 Voting absentee
2.3 Voting early
3 Elections Performance Index
4 See also
5 References


Idaho election information for 2013 is listed below.

On the 2013 ballot
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Election Results

2013 elections

Special elections

There were special elections for local ballot measures scheduled for the state of Idaho in 2013.

Local ballot measures

See also: Local ballot measure elections in 2013
See also: Local ballot measures, Idaho

There were 31 measures on the ballot in this election on May 21, 2013.

  • 22 property tax measures
  • 3 school bond measures requesting $64.55 million
  • 3 city bond measures requesting $40.7 million
  • 1 county bond measure requesting $11.2 million

Notable measure:

For more information on the local ballot measures listed above, click here.

Voting in Idaho

See also: Voting in Idaho
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Important voting information

  • Idaho uses a closed primary system, meaning voters must register with a party to be able to vote in their primary election.
  • Registration must be completed 25 days prior to the election you wish to vote in.
  • As of May 2015, Idaho is one of 30 states that have not implemented full online voter registration.

Voting absentee

See also: Absentee voting by state

For information about eligibility, deadlines, military and overseas voting and updates to the voting laws in Idaho, please visit our absentee voting by state page.

Voting early

See also: Early voting

Idaho is one of 34 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 at 5:00 p.m. the Friday before Election Day.[1]

Elections Performance Index

See also: Pew Charitable Trusts' Elections Performance Index

Idaho ranked 48th out of the 50 states and District of Columbia in the Pew Charitable Trusts' Elections Performance Index (EPI), based on the 2012 elections. The EPI examines election administration performance and assigns an average percentage score based on 17 indicators of election performance. These indicators were chosen in order to determine both the convenience and integrity of these three phases of an election: registration, voting and counting. Idaho received an overall score of 48 percent.[2]

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