April 3, 2020 •
Idaho’s May Primary Election Won’t Be Delayed, Deadline for Absentee Ballots Pushed Back
Idaho Gov. Brad Little won’t delay the May 19 primary election, but the election will now be all-absentee due to the risk from coronavirus.
Secretary of State Lawerence Denney has extended the deadline to submit absentee ballots to June 2.
Idahoans will be able register to vote and request an absentee ballot up until 8 p.m. on May 19.
The extension pushes back voters’ deadline to submit ballots to county clerks to 8 p.m. on June 2.
Normally that deadline would have been 8 p.m. May 19.
The Office of the Secretary of State will be sending out absentee ballot requests to every registered voter who has not already requested one.
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