Carrie Phillips
Elections Manager
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P: (208) 446-1030
F: (208) 446-2184

Physical Address:
1808 N. 3rd St
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814-3407
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Office Hours
Monday-Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm

Election Forms

Absentee Voting

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Absentee Voting

The Kootenai County Elections Office offers Early Voting and Absentee ballot by mail for all Elections. You must be a registered voter who hasn't moved or changed their name since registering.

Early Voting:

  • Available at Elections Office 2-4 weeks prior to an election
  • M-F 8am to 5pm
  • Early voting closes at 5:00pm on the Friday before an election

Absentee by Mail:

  • Complete an Absentee Ballot Request form
  • Includes the physical address and mailing address if different
  • Must be signed by the elector
  • The last day to request a ballot by mail is 11 days prior to the election at 5:00pm
  • Absentee requests must be done on an annual basis as they are only good for one calendar year at a time
  • The form can be emailed, faxed or mailed to the County Elections Office.
    • Email:
    • Fax: 208-446-2184
    • Mail:
      Kootenai County Elections
      P.O. Box 9000
      Coeur d'Alene, ID 83816

Returning your mail ballots:

  • Sign the affidavit return envelope
  • Return to the Elections Office in the postage paid envelope
  • Or you may drop it off in person at the Elections Office at 1808 N 3rd St, Coeur d'Alene
  • If you make a mistake on your ballot and need a new one please call the Elections Office, 446-1030 and we will send you a new ballot
  • Your ballot must be to the Elections Office by Election Day at 8pm
  • Your vote will not be counted if the ballot is received after 8pm on Election Day
  • Your vote will not be counted if you do not sign the affidavit on the back of the return envelope

Main County Administration Building
Physical Address: 451 Government Way, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814 Mailing Address: PO Box 9000, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83816-9000
Main Phone Number: (208) 446-1000 Contact Us
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