Registering to Vote
Qualification of Electors
Every male or female citizen of the United States, eighteen (18) years old, who has resided in this state and in the county for thirty (30) days where he or she offers to vote prior to the day of election, if registered within the time period provided by law, is a qualified voter. LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE: OCTOBER 9, 2009
Election Day Registration
An individual who is eligible to vote may register on election day by appearing in person at the polling place for the precinct in which the individual maintains residence, by competing a registration card, making an oath in the form prescribed by the secretary of state and providing proof of residence. An individual may prove residence for purposes of registering by:
(1) Showing a driver’s license or Idaho identification card issued through the department of transportation; or
(2) Showing any document which contains a valid address in the precinct together with a picture identification card; or
(3) Showing a current valid student identification card from a post-secondary educational institution in Idaho accompanied with a current student fee statement that contains the student’s valid address in the precinct together with a picture identification card.
Election day registration shall apply to all elections conducted under title 34, Idaho Code, and to school district and municipal elections.
An individual who is eligible to vote may also register, upon providing prove of residence, at the absent electors polling place provided in section 34-1006.