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Upcoming Nov. 7 local election in 43 of 44 Idaho counties


BOISE, Idaho (KIFI) – Idaho Secretary of State Phil McGrane would like to remind Idahoans of the upcoming local election on Nov. 7 in 43 of 44 Idaho counties.

The election will include races for mayor and city council in many cities in Idaho, school district trustees and other local taxing district races.  

To determine what is on the ballot in your county, voters may visit At, you can also access information about registering to vote, polling locations, and other important details. Specific local districts may not have an election if no contested races or measures are up for election. You must live within a city or district to be eligible to vote in that election. Boundary County is the only county that has no contested races and will not hold an election on Nov. 7. 

Key Dates for the Upcoming Local Elections: 

  • Now through – Nov. 3: Early Voting 
    Many counties offer early voting ahead of the election. See for early voting information by county. 
  • Oct. 27: Deadline to Request an Absentee Ballot 
    Request an absentee ballot at 
  • Nov. 7: Election Day 
    Find your polling location at Polls are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 
  • Nov. 7: Absentee Ballots Due to County Elections by 8 p.m.  
    Absentee ballots must be returned to your county elections office by this deadline to ensure your vote is counted. 
  • Nov. 17: Deadline for County Canvass of Results 

Voters may register to vote at early voting or at the polls on Election Day with a current photo ID and proof of residence.  

“We encourage all eligible voters to participate in these local elections, as your involvement plays a significant role in shaping the future of our communities. We want to ensure that every eligible Idahoan has the opportunity to exercise their right to vote,” Secretary McGrane said. 

For more information, visit the official Idaho Secretary of State's website HERE. 

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