ABOUT THIS STATE

Idaho. You say "po-TAY-to", I say "po-TAH-to," we all say "LET"S VOTE." That's right "Gem State", Election Day is fast approaching and we need every vote we can get. Here’s everything you need to know before you head to the polls so put down that fry sauce and let's make the Senate "Bleed Blue" too. Idaho will have two main elections in 2022. Its primary election will take place on May 17, and the general will be held on November 8. (Source: Ballot Ready)

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Key Dates

Apr 22

Primary Registration Deadline

May 6

Primary Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

May 17

Primary Election

Nov 8

General Election

Idaho Voter Guide

  • How do I make sure I'm registered to vote?

    Go to votesaveamerica.com/register. We're working with Vote.org to make this as easy as possible for you, so don't fuck it up.

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  • Can I register the same day I want to vote?

    Yes! But why wait? Do it now. Do it do it do it dooo itdoitdoitdoit: votesaveamerica.com/register

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  • Do I have to be registered as a Democrat or Republican to vote in my primary?

    It depends. If you're unaffiliated, you can vote in the partisan primary of your choice. If you're already affiliated with a political party, you can only vote in that party's primary. If you want to change parties to vote in a different primary, you must disaffiliate with the old party by February 25th.

  • Can I vote by mail?

    Yes! As long as you're registered, you can request to have your ballot mailed to you, you just have to do that by May 6th. Then, you can fill it out and mail it back by May 17th. This is called an absentee ballot. You can request your absentee ballot here.

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  • Can I vote early?

    Yes! Beginning May 2nd, ending May 17th.

  • Do I need an ID?

    Normally, yes you do. But because the coronavirus has shifted voting to vote by mail, you do not need to provide a copy of your identification. However, the signature on your mail ballot must match your voter registration signature. Get the specifics from VoteRiders.

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Resources

  • Get your absentee ballot here!

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  • Need to show Voter ID? Not sure what kind? Get the specifics in your state here.

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