November 8, 2016 General Election
November 8, 2016 ballots will include:
- President of the United States
- Idaho 1st District Congressman
- One State Senate seat & two State Representative seats in each of the county's 3 Legislative districts
- Supreme Court Justices
- Magistrate Judges
- 1 State Constitutional Amendment
- Kootenai County Commissioner in District 2
- Kootenai County Commissioner in District 3
- Kootenai County Sheriff
- Kootenai County Prosecuting Attorney
- Kootenai-Shoshone Soil & Water Conservation District - Supervisors
- North Idaho College
- Trustee Zone 3
- Trustee Zone 4
- Trustee Zone 5
All voters must go to their designated polling place on Election Day.
To find your polling place location, use the Polling Place look-up tool by clicking here.
Polls will be open from 7AM to 8PM.
Early absentee voting will be available at the County Elections Office starting October 17, 2016 through November 4, 2016.
The Elections office is open Monday through Friday from 8AM to 5PM.
To obtain an absentee ballot request form click here.
The request can be dropped off, mailed, emailed or faxed to the Elections Office. The last day to request a mail-in absentee ballot is
October 28, 2016.
The Elections Office conducts elections for Federal, State, & County Offices. We also conduct elections for 44
local taxing districts. Election dates for 2016:
- March 8
- May 17
- August 30
- November 8
Photo ID is now required to vote in Idaho. If a voter is not able to show a
required photo ID, the voter will be given the option to sign the Personal
Identity Affidavit. Please click here
for more details.
The Elections Office produces poll books and voter lists. Precinct maps,
legislative districts and Commissioner district maps are also available. The
Elections Office maintains an up-to-date list of registered voters, as well as
voting history. This information is available in hard copy as well as on CD-ROM.
Candidates filing for County office do so in the Elections Office, as well as
file financial disclosure reports there.