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BOISE -- Election day is Tuesday, and you may be wondering where to go, or what to bring with you in order to cast your vote.

The polls are openfrom 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday,November 2nd.

Where to go /registration:

If you aren't sure if you are registered to vote, or if you're wondering where you need to go on election day, click here.

Voters can become registered voters at the polls on election day, or by downloading the registration forms(PDF).


What you need:

In order to vote in Idaho, you must bring a valid form of identification with you to the polls.

Acceptable forms of identification are any of the following:

  • 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 I.D., issued by an Idaho high school or post secondary education institution.

The poll workers will make sure the photo on the I.D. matches the person who handed it to them.

The name on the I.D. must match the name on the voter registration list. Abbreviations and nicknames are acceptable, but if a voter has legally changed their name, they will need to re-register to vote.

New this year, if a voter cannot provide any of the valid types of identification, they can sign a personal identification affidavit. The affadavit declares that voter is who they say they are, and will require a current address.

If you would like to become a registered voter, or if you have changed your name or address -- you can find the registration forms by clicking here.


Sample ballot:

If you'd like to see a sample ballot beforeyou head tothe polls,click here. The sample isan Ada County ballot. To find the sample ballot for another county, click here.

Keep in mind, in order to vote in Idaho, you must be 18 years old or older, and a citizen of the United States. You also must have lived in Idaho and the county in which you are voting for 30 days prior to the election.

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