BOISE -- Early voting is now underway in every Idaho county.
I just wanted to get it out of the way and get it over with, said Jon Klemer, an early voter in Ada County.
When early voting started in Ada County Monday morning there was a line wrapped around the elections office. Klemer and other voters waited over 20 minutes to get their ballots.
It is extremely busy, said Phil McGrane, Ada County Chief Deputy Clerk. We've already broken records in huge numbers for today. Normally, we only expect 100 to 200 voters on the first day. We're anticipating right now, based on the volume of people behind me, to go well over 1,000.
If you are a registered voter in Ada County you can cast your ballot now through Nov. 2 at the Ada County Elections Office on 400 N. Benjamin Lane from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
In Canyon County, early voting has been open since last Tuesday.
We had over 200 people the first day that we were open, said Brad Jackson the Canyon County Chief Deputy Clerk. Jackson says it has been busy since. Most days, close to 200 people come in to vote.
If you're in Canyon County, you can cast your early ballot at 1102 East Chicago Street in Caldwell from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Elections officials in both Ada and Canyon County says voter turnout has been high in part due to the presidential election. McGrane and Jackson also believe the propositions are pushing more people to vote.
Early voting ends on Nov. 2. McGrane and Jackson say the closer it gets to that date, the longer the lines will be for early voting. The longer you wait, the longer you will wait, said Jackson.
Idaho law requires voters identify themselves at the polls. Voters must either show a photo ID, like a driver's license or sign a personal identification affidavit, before being given a ballot.