COVID-19 Advisory: Idaho will conduct its upcoming primary by mail only. All registered voters who have not yet requested an absentee ballot will receive the request form automatically. The voter must complete, sign and return the form in order to obtain a ballot. The deadline for submission of the ballot is May 19, which is also the deadline to register to vote. In order for the ballot to be counted, it must be received by the county clerk’s office on June 2. No ID is required, but the voter’s signature on the ballot must match the registration signature.
Who is eligible to request an absentee ballot and vote by mail?
Any registered Idaho voter can vote absentee. No excuse is necessary.
Do you need to submit ID with your absentee ballot request?
No. Unless you are a first-time voter – see Voter Registration section above.
Do you need to submit ID with your ballot?
No, but the signature on your mail ballot must match your voter registration signature.
Last update: April 17, 2020