Idaho Election Law

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Voter Registration

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
MethodIn person, mail, online.No ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Deadline24 days before Election Day.No ChangesNo Legislative Activity
AutomaticNoNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Same DayYesNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity

Absentee Ballot Application

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
ExcuseNo excuse required.No ChangesNo Legislative Activity
AutomaticNoNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
DeadlineEleven days before Election Day.No ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Valid for X# of Cycles1No ChangesNo Legislative Activity

Absentee Ballot Return (other than by mail)

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
Voter IDNot required; voter has the option to sign an affidavit.No ChangesNo Legislative Activity
In PersonYesNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Drop BoxNot mentioned in statutes.No ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Return Deadline8PM on Election DayNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity

Ballot Harvesting

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
ProhibitedNo; statutes do not specify.No ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Limited 3rd PartyNot prohibited.No ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Paid Political OperativesNot prohibited.No ChangesNo Legislative Activity

Early Voting

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
By MailYesNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
In PersonYesNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity

Voter Identification - Absentee Ballot

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
Signature VerificationYesNo ChangesHB0290 (passed) establishes stronger signature verification requirements.
Witness StatementNot required.No ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Other---
Cure ProcessNoNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity

Voter Identification - In Person

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
Photo IDRequiredNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Other OptionsAffidavitNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Provisional BallotsNoNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity

Voting Day

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
Hours8AM-8PMNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Wait TimeNo Legislation.No ChangesNo Legislative Activity
ElectioneeringProhibited within 100 feet of polling places.No ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Other---

Voter Rolls

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
Update Frequency60 days after each election.No ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Voter RemovalDeath etc.No ChangesNo Legislative Activity