Election Day is Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Idaho allows any voter to request a ballot by mail. You can also vote in person. Idaho offers early voting.

Vote in person

Vote on Election Day

Voters registered in Idaho can look up where to vote on Idaho’s site.

Vote early

Early voting and in-person absentee voting availability varies by county. Contact your local election office for information on early voting availability.

What to bring

  • You will be asked to show photo ID to vote in Idaho. Acceptable forms include: Idaho driver’s license or Idaho photo ID card; US passport or federal photo ID card; tribal photo ID; a current student photo ID issued by an Idaho high school, college, or technical school; or a license to carry a concealed weapon issued by a county sheriff in Idaho.
  • Voters without ID: If you are unable to provide ID, you will be given the option of signing the Personal Identification Affidavit in order to cast a ballot.

Who can vote

To register in Idaho you must:

  • be a citizen of the United States
  • have resided in Idaho and in the county for 30 days prior to the day of election
  • be at least 18 years old
  • not have been convicted of a felony, and without having been restored to the rights of citizenship, or confined in prison on conviction of a criminal offense
  • *find more information on voting rights restoration here

Vote by mail

  1. Request your mail-in ballot with a mail ballot application.
  2. Fill out the application completely.
  3. Submit the request to your local election office. You should request your ballot as far in advance of the election as possible. The deadline to request a ballot by mail is (received by) Friday, October 23, 2020.
  4. When your ballot arrives, read it carefully and follow the instructions to complete it and return it.