2008 IDAHO ELECTION CALENDAR

 

April 14

Last day for political parties to supply the name of its county chairman or alternate to County Clerk in order to have witnesses accompany County Clerk or Deputy Clerk in the delivery of absentee ballots.

Sec. 34-1003, Idaho Code

April 14

Last day a candidate may withdraw before the Primary.

Sec. 34-717, Idaho Code

April 28

Last day for Secretary of State to remove presidential candidates because of death, incapacity or withdrawal.
 

Sec. 34-733, Idaho Code

May 1

Last day to submit initiative petition signatures to County Clerk. This date is dependent upon when 18 month circulation period started.

Sec. 34-1802, Idaho Code

May 2

Last day for elector to pre-register for the Primary Election. Election day registration is available.

Sec. 34-408, Idaho Code

May 13

Last day declaration of intent to be filed by write-in candidates.

Sec. 34-702A, Idaho Code

May 19

Last day for a candidate for President or a designated representative to file with the Secretary of State a list of names and addresses of the persons proposed to be delegates to the national convention of the party of that candidate.

Sec. 34-735, Idaho Code

May 21

Last day for application for mail-in absentee ballot to be received by County Clerk not later than 5:00 p.m.

Sec. 34-1002, Idaho Code

May 22

Last day for County Clerk to receive written requests for the purpose of authorizing persons to act as watchers and challengers at the polling place.

Sec. 34-304, Idaho Code

May 26

Last day for application for in person absentee voting at the absent elector’s polling place until 5:00 p.m.

Sec. 34-1002, Idaho Code

May 27

Last day for return of absentee ballots by 8:00 p.m.

Sec. 34-1005, Idaho Code

May 27

Primary Election -- 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Sec. 34-102, Idaho Code

May 27

County Clerk’s office to remain open 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Sec. 34-211, Idaho Code

May 28

Registration reopens.

Sec. 34-408, Idaho Code

June 3

Last day for County Board of Canvassers to meet.

Sec. 34-1205, Idaho Code

June 4

County Clerk issues certificates of nomination or election to candidates and certifies to Secretary of State.

Sec. 34-1208, Idaho Code

June 6

Last day for county central committee to meet and elect officers.

Sec. 34-502, Idaho Code

June 7

Last day for legislative district central committees to meet and elect officers.

Sec. 34-503, Idaho Code

June 13

Last day for write-in candidates to pay filing fee. This date is dependent upon the day of county canvass--10 days after canvass.

Sec. 34-702, Idaho Code

June 30

Last day for County Clerk to verify initiative petition signatures.

Sec. 34-1802, Idaho Code

August 6

Last day for Magistrates up for retention to file declarations of candidacy with County Clerk.

Sec. 1-2220, Idaho Code

September 7

Last day a candidate may withdraw before the General Election.

Sec. 34-717, Idaho Code

September 22

Last day for political parties to supply the name of its county chairman or alternate to County Clerk in order to have witnesses accompany County Clerk or Deputy Clerk in the delivery of absentee ballots.

Sec. 34-1003, Idaho Code

October 10

Last day for elector to pre-register for the General Election. Election day registration is available.

Sec. 34-408, Idaho Code

October 21

Last day declaration of intent to be filed by write-in candidates.

Sec. 34-702A, Idaho Code

October 27

Last day for Secretary of State to certify vacancy candidates who have been appointed by the central committees.

Sec. 34-909, Idaho Code

October 29

Last day for application for mail-in absentee ballot be received by County Clerk not later than 5:00 p.m.

Sec. 34-1002, Idaho Code

October 30

Last day for County Clerk to receive written requests for the purpose of authorizing persons to act as watchers and challengers at the polling place.

Sec. 34-304, Idaho Code

November 3

Last day for application of in person absentee ballot applications at the absent elector’s polling place until 5:00 p.m.

Sec. 34-1002, Idaho Code

November 4

Last day for return of absentee ballots by 8:00 p.m.

Sec. 34-1005, Idaho Code

November 4

General Election -- 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Sec. 34-101, Idaho Code

November 4

County Clerk’s office to remain open 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Sec. 34-211, Idaho Code

November 5

Registration reopens.

Sec. 34-408, Idaho Code

November 14

Last day for County Board of Canvassers to meet.

Sec. 34-1205, Idaho Code