The County Clerk is the chief elections officer for the entire county. The following items are resources for your use to facilitate exercising your right to vote.
REGISTERING TO VOTE
In order to register to vote in Boundary County, you must be a U.S. citizen, have resided within Boundary County for a minimum of 30 days prior to the election and be 18 years of age or older.
You cannot register to vote if you've been convicted of a felony and have not yet had your civil rights restored.
You can register to vote in the Clerk's office at the Boundary County Courthouse. Boundary County residents serving on active military duty anywhere in the world can register by mail using mail-in military registration forms, available at any United States military installation. If you register by mail, please include a photocopy of legal identification. Whether you walk in or mail in to register, the registration form must be in the Clerk's Office or postmarked at least 25 days prior to the election in which you wish to vote. Mail registrations for Boundary County to County Clerk, P.O. Box 419, Bonners Ferry, ID 83805.
Voters can also register at the polls prior to casting their ballots. You'll need valid identification, such as an Idaho drivers license or identification card and proof of residency (utility bills, etc.). Information required to register, whether by mail, walk-in or at the polls includes your name, sex, postal and physical address, date of birth and length of residency.
Voter Registration Form
WHERE TO VOTE
Visit the Idaho Secretary of State's interactive web site to identify your exact residence location and get step-by-step driving instructions to your polling place. PLEASE NOTE: When using this site, you must enter your new physical address, including your house number and the first three letters of your street name.
Polling sites are subject to change and such changes will be announced in the local newspaper and on this site prior to the election. Polling sites are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on election days.
Those who cannot or choose not to go to the polls on election day can cast their vote by absentee ballot. Those wishing to vote absentee can pick up applications for absent elector's ballot at the Clerk's office or by using the link below. Absentee ballot applications must be turned in each year you wish to vote absentee. The Boundary County Courthouse is an absentee polling site prior to election day. Registered voters outside the county should submit their application for absent elector's ballot allowing ample mail time prior to the election. Completed ballots must be received no later than 8 p.m. on election day in the Clerk's Office.