Three Ways to Vote


Idaho law provides three ways for you to vote. Find the method easiest for you.


1. Vote in Person


You can vote at your polling place on election day the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November. If you are not registered to vote as of election day, you can register to vote at the polling place. Bring proper identication, picture ID, and proof of residence.


2. Vote at Home by Absentee Ballot


You can request that an absentee ballot be mailed to you, and then vote at home. You must already be registered to request an absentee ballot. You can request an absentee ballot from your county elections offce. For example, in Bonneville County you can request an absentee ballot in person at the elections offce located at 825 Shoup Avenue (across the street from the driver’s license building). You can also request an absentee ballot by mail. Send your request to the
following address:


Bonneville County Elections Office,
605 N. Capital Avenue, Idaho Falls, ID 83402.


A copy of the absentee ballot request form is also available on the elections offce website. In Bonneville County the website is Select “Elections” from the menu on the left side of the website home page screen.  Your completed absentee ballot must be returned to your county elections oce by mail or in person before 8 pm on election day.


3. Vote Early


You can vote early at your county elections offce.  In Bonneville County the address is 825 Shoup (across from the driver’s license building), between the hours of 9 am and 4 pm. Early voting in Idaho usually begins in early October.  You can register to vote when you vote early if you are not already registered. Bring proper identifycation, picture ID, and proof of residence such as a utility bill.


Make your voice a part of the democratic process, call the Bonneville County elections office (208) 529-1363.