How to vote for Bernie Sanders in Idaho

Idaho has semi-open primaries

Idahoans registered as a republican cannot vote for Bernie Sanders!

Register By

February 14 (2020)

Same-Day Registration Idaho has Same-Day Registration on March 10 An “unaffiliated “ voter may affiliate with a political party by filing a signed form with the County Clerk up to and including Election Day.

Not a democrat? Idaho has a special deadline for changing affiliation: Fri, January 3

Primary On

March 10 (2020)

Idaho Primary: Tue, March 10

It's still very early in the election season, and dates often change. Please sign up below for Voter Alerts in Idaho and we'll send you an email if the dates change!

Idaho Voter Information

Get Registered

Idaho has semi-open primaries — Idahoans registered as a republican cannot vote for Bernie Sanders!

Register as a democrat or undeclared now!

In Idaho, you must be affiliated as a democrat by Fri, January 3, which is before the registration deadline!

Idaho has Same-Day Registration which allows you to register to vote at the primaries on Tue, March 10 An “unaffiliated “ voter may affiliate with a political party by filing a signed form with the County Clerk up to and including Election Day.

Not sure if you are registered, or what you're registered as? Check your current registration status online.

Go Vote!

Vote on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 from 8:00AM – 8:00PM.
Find your polling place here: https://apps.idahovotes.gov/YourPollingPlace/WhereDoIVote.aspx

Id Requirement

A registered voter must either present a photo ID or sign a Personal Identification Affidavit.
More info here: https://idahovotes.gov/identification-requirements/

Voter Workplace Protection

No laws require companies to give workers time off to vote.

Early Voting

Vote Early in Idaho! Idahoans can vote in-person before election day! If you'll be out of town on March 10 or simply find it more convenient, vote early!

Early voting in Idaho begins January 1 and ends on March 6.

February 24 is the Last day to begin Early Voting for the March 10 Presidential Primary election for those
counties who elect to conduct Early Voting.

March 6 is the Last day for Early Voting until 5:00 p.m. for the March 10 Presidential Primary election
at the Early Voting polling place.

Qualified electors may vote in person before Election Day at an early voting site. Contact your County Clerk for the dates, times and location of early voting in your county. Most counties use the county courthouse or elections office for early voting. Early voting ends in all counties at 5:00 P.M. on the Friday before Election Day.

March 10th is the last day to hand in absentee ballots in-person.

More info on mail-in, and absentee voting here: https://idahovotes.gov/absentee-voter-information/

Only 17?

You may still vote in Idaho's primaries if you will be 18 years old by November 3, 2020.

College Students

If you are a college student not living in your home state, you can vote for Bernie in either your home state or in the state in which you are attending school!

Military/Overseas Voters

If you are a Military Voter or a US Citizen living abroad, you are able to request a ballot here to vote for Bernie.

More Information

If you have any questions about voting in Idaho you may contact your state official elections office or Democratic party.

Find local Bernie supporters and get help from /r/Idaho4Sanders

Will you help Bernie win?

"I've said it since day one: I can't do it alone." - Bernie Sanders

This grassroots campaign depends on grassroots supporters like you! Sign up as a volunteer with the official campaign to find opportunities to help the campaign directly.

Bernie wants 1,000,000 volunteers, and it's up to us to make that happen.

Volunteer for Bernie

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Bernie needs you in Idaho!

Idaho also provides for Election Day registration. To register on Election Day, bring a document with a valid address in your precinct and photo identification when you go to your polling place. Students of a post-secondary education institution may use student photo identification and a fee statement with an address in the precinct from their school to register on Election Day.

An “unaffiliated “ voter may affiliate with a political party by filing a signed form with the County Clerk up to and including Election Day.

Qualified electors in Idaho can vote by absentee ballot and return their ballot by mail or personal delivery. You may request a ballot in writing from your County Clerk, by submitting your name, residence address in Idaho, and the mailing address where you want your ballot mailed. You must personally sign your application. Mail or deliver your application to your County Clerk no later than eleven (11) days before the election. You will receive an absentee ballot in the mail. Your ballot must be returned to the County Clerk by 8:00 P.M. on Election Day.

Check out the Official 2020 Elections Calendar here: https://sos.idaho.gov/elect/Calendar/2020.html

Check out the Official Idaho Election Voter Guide: https://idahovotes.gov/media/Citizens_Guide_to_Participation_English.pdf

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