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Welcome to Nez Perce County Elections.  Use the Voter Information Tools below to get you ready to vote in Idaho quickly and easily. Check your registration, register to vote, request an absentee ballot, and more!

If you have questions concerning registration, absentee ballots, or accessible voting, our Elections Department is available at




You may request an absentee ballot for any reason. You must be registered to vote before you can request an absentee ballot.



For a list of Candidates running in the November 2nd election click the button below.



If you have previously voted in Idaho, chances are you are already registered. You can use this tool to look up and verify your voter registration record.




If you are not registered, or you need to update your registration information, you can use this tool to submit a voter registration application.



Please call the Elections Department to find your polling place. 208-799-3020




Check here for information about Early Voting location and time once they become available.


Campaign Finance


Campaign finance management system for candidates and treasurers. Use the link below to the portal to create an account, appoint a treasurer, file reports and find campaign finance forms.

Campaign Finance Portal

The public may view campaign finance reports by using the link below.

Campaign Finance Reports (Public)

Ballot Box Location

Important Dates


Sept 3: Nonpartisan Candidate Filing Deadline  
Petitions must be filed by 5 p.m. with the clerk of the political subdivision (cemetery, fire districts, etc.) to nominate candidates for the November 2 election.

Sept 13: Ballot Question Submission Deadline
Ballot language must be submitted to the county clerk for any bond, levy, initiative, referendum, or other question to be placed on the ballot for the November 2 election.

Oct 8: Preregistration Deadline 
Voter registrations must be received by the county clerk for the November 2 election.  (Deadline is postmarked by this date for mailed paper applications, 5 p.m. for paper applications handed in to the county clerk's office, or until midnight for online applications.)

Oct 22: Absentee Ballot Application Deadline 
Application requests for a mail-in absentee ballot must be received by the county clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. for the November 2 election.

Oct 29: Early Voting Ends 
Early voting ends at 5:00 p.m. for the Nov 2 election.

Nov 2: Absentee Ballot Return Deadline 
Voted absentee ballots must be received at the Nez Perce County Courthouse by 8:00 p.m. for the Nov 2 election.

Nov 2: Election Day  
Polling places to be open from 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Nov 3: Voter Registration Reopens



Election Notices


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: That the following taxing Districts will be conducting candidate and or bond/levy or other ballot questions in Nez Perce County during the calendar year 2021.

March 9, 2021 – May 18, 2021 – August 31, 2021 – November 2, 2021 Bond or Levy Elections

The following school Districts in Nez Perce County may conduct bond or levy questions during the above election dates for 2021:

Culdesac Joint School District #342 Genesee Joint School District #282
Highland Joint School District #305 Joint School District #171
Kendrick Joint School District #283 Lapwai School District #341
Lewiston Independent School District #1   


May 18, 2021, Declaration of Candidacy Deadline – 5:00 pm March 19, 2021

Prairie-River Library District
103 N Main St
Lapwai, ID 83540
Central Orchards Sewer District
1522 Powers Ave
Lewiston, ID 83501
Cougar Ridge Water Sewer District
1057 Big Horn Dr
Lewiston, ID 83501
Lewiston Orchards Sewer District
1106 Idaho St
Lewiston, ID 83501
Waha Glen Water District
39780 Waha Glen Rd
Lewiston, ID 83501
Reubens Community Center District
35222 Ruckman Rd
Reubens, ID 83548


November 2, 2021, Declaration of Candidacy Deadline – 5:00 pm September 3, 2021

Genesee Cemetery District
140 E Walnut St
Genesee, ID 83832
Gifford Cemetery District
27748 Gifford Reubens Rd
Culdesac, ID 83524
Melrose Cemetery District
26530 Old Melrose Grade Rd 
Peck, ID 83545
Potlatch Cemetery District
35378 South Rd
Kendrick, ID 83537
Reubens Cemetery District
35073 Ruckman Rd
Reubens, ID 83548
Southwick Cemetery District
381 Mason Butte Rd
Kendrick, ID 83537
City of Culdesac
100 6th St
Culdesac, ID 83524
City of Lapwai
315 S Main St
Lapwai, ID 83540
City of Lewiston
1134 F St
Lewiston, ID 83501
City of Peck
120 W Howard
Peck, ID 83545
Arrow Junction Fire District
23859 Hewett Rd
Juliaetta, ID 83535
Big Canyon Fire District
313 N Main St
Peck, ID 83545
Genesee Fire District
132 E Walnut
Genesee, ID 83832
Wheatland Fire District
7301 Lapwai Rd
Lewiston, ID 83501
Culdesac School District #342
600 Culdesac Ave
Culdesac, ID 83524
Genesee School District #282
330 W Ash St
Genesee, ID 83832
Highland School District #305
112 Boulevard Ave
Craigmont, ID 83523
Joint School District #171
1051 Michigan Ave
Orofino, ID 83544
Kendrick School District #283
2001 Hwy 3
Kendrick, ID 83537
Lapwai School District #341
404 S Main St
Lapwai, ID 83540
Lewiston Independent School District #1
3317 12th St
Lewiston, ID 83501

Declarations of candidacy are available at the respective taxing district offices or at the County Clerk’s office, 1230 Main St., Lewiston, ID.

Patty Weeks, Nez Perce County Clerk
December 18, 2020

Vote by Mail Video

If you are interested in learning about voting by mail, please view the "Vote By Mail" video clip below that was produced by a Vote by Mail county.



Patty Weeks

Email Patty


Office Location
Courthouse, 1st Floor
1230 Main Street
Lewiston, ID 83501

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 896
Lewiston, ID 83501

Office Hours
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Phone: 208-799-3020
Fax: 208-799-3070

District Court

Office Location
Courthouse, 2nd Floor
1230 Main Street
Lewiston, ID 83501

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 896
Lewiston, ID 83501

Office Hours
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Phone: 208-799-3040
Court Fax: 208-799-3058

Magistrate Judges' Secretary:
Magistrate Fax:


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