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Welcome to Nez Perce County Elections. Use the Voter Information Tools below to get you ready to vote in Idaho quickly and easily. Check your registration, register to vote, request an absentee ballot, and more!

If you have questions concerning registration, absentee ballots, or accessible voting, our Elections Department is available at 208-799-3020.

NOTICE OF PRIMARY ELECTION

Culdesac Joint School District #342          Genesee Joint School District #282         Highland Joint School District #305


Results will be available on May 21, 2024 after 8:00 PM


NEW Voting Identification Requirements

For more detailed information about Voter Identification Requirements click here.

Be A Voter

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Check Voter Registration

If you have previously voted in Idaho, chances are you are already registered. You can use this tool to look up and verify your voter registration record.

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New/Update Registration

If you are not registered, or you need to update your registration information, you can use this tool to submit a voter registration application.

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Absentee Ballot

You may request an absentee ballot for any reason. You must be properly registered to vote before requesting an absentee ballot.

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Candidates

Here you will find a list of Candidates that will be running in the next Election. Candidate information links are available if provided. 

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Find Polling Place

Use the button below to find your polling place based on your residence address or call the Elections Department to find your polling place. 208-799-3020.

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Early Voting

Check here for information about Early Voting locations and times once they become available.  

Election Notices

ELECTION EQUIPMENT TEST

A test to certify the accuracy of Nez Perce County election equipment is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 16th.  This test will be held at the Nez Perce County Courthouse, 1230 Main Street, in the Auditor Recorder’s office. 

Counting equipment to be used in the Primary Election will be tested.  The general public and members of the media are urged to attend.

Patty O. Weeks, Clerk


EALY VOTING ENDS 
FRIDAY, MAY 17, 2024

Friday, May 17, 2024, is the last day for Nez Perce County residents who are unable to go to the polls on Election Day to early vote for the May 21, 2024 Primary election.

The Auditor Recorder’s Office, Nez Perce County Courthouse, 1230 Main St. will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. for early voting.

Please contact the Auditor Recorder’s office at 799-3020 with any questions.

Patty O. Weeks, Clerk


ABSENTEE BALLOT RETURN DEADLINE

Absentee ballots for the May 21, 2024 Primary Election must be received in the Auditor Recorder’s office by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day, May 21, 2024 in order to be counted.  

Ballots may be returned by mail, hand delivered to the Nez Perce County Auditor Recorder’s office, or put in the Election Drop box located at the back of the Courthouse, 1230 Main St, Lewiston, ID, 83501.
 
Ballots received after 8:00 p.m. May 21, 2024 will not be counted regardless of postmark date. 

Contact the Auditor Recorder’s Office at 799-3020 with any questions.

Patty O. Weeks, Clerk


RIMROCK-23 PRECINCT 
MAIL-BALLOT INFORMATION
Primary Election

Ballots for the Primary Election were mailed to all eligible voters in the Rimrock-23 Mail-Ballot Precinct May 3, 2024. If you have not received a ballot and you are registered and eligible to vote, please contact the Nez Perce County Elections Department immediately.  

The last day to return your ballot is Tuesday, May 21, 2024 by 8:00 p.m. 

If you need to register to vote, or re-register due to a name or address change, Election Day Registration and voting will be available at the Nez Perce County Courthouse, 1230 Main St, Lewiston, on May 21, 2024 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  To register to vote, photo id and proof of residence is required.

Contact the Election Department at 799-3020 for more information.

Patty O. Weeks, Clerk


PRE-REGISTRATION CLOSING FRIDAY, APRIL 26TH
PRIMARY ELECTION 
MAY 21, 2024 

Friday, April 26, 2024 is the last day for voters to pre-register at the Nez Perce County Auditor Recorder’s Office for the May 21, 2024 Primary Election.

The Auditor Recorder’s Office is open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

A voter who is already registered but has had a name or address change must re-register. 

Registration is available at the polls on Election Day for residents unable to register before the April 26, 2024 deadline. To register, voters must provide current Idaho photo ID and proof of residence.

Please contact the Auditor Recorder’s Office at 799-3020 with any questions.

Patty O. Weeks, Clerk


EARLY VOTING
PRIMARY ELECTION
MAY 21, 2024

Early voting is now available at the Auditor Recorder’s Office, Nez Perce County Courthouse, 1230 Main Street for the May 21, 2024 Primary election.

Early voting is available through Friday, May 17, 2024.

Ballots can also be mailed to registered voters.  Please contact the Auditor Recorder’s Office at 799-3020 for information.

Patty O. Weeks, Clerk


PARTY AFFILIATION CHANGE DEADLINE 

The last day voters can change their party affiliation is Friday, March 15, 2024 for the May 21, 2024 Primary Election.  

Change forms are available at the Auditor Recorder’s Office in the Nez Perce County Courthouse, 1230 Main St, Room 100, Lewiston or go to voteidaho.gov to change your party affiliation online.

All change forms must be received in the County Clerk’s office by 5:00pm.

Patty Weeks, Clerk


NOTICE OF FILING DEADLINE FOR THE MAY 21, 2024 PRIMARY ELECTION

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: Pursuant to Section 34-1405, Idaho Code, for the candidate filing deadline for elections to be held on May 21, 2024. Declaration and Petition of Candidacy forms must be filed from March 4, 2024 until March 15, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. with the County Clerk, excepting the Port Commissioner District which must be filed with the Port District office.

The Declaration and Petition of Candidacy forms are available at the County Clerk’s office, 1230 Main St., Rm 100, Lewiston, Idaho for the following offices:

County Commissioner District #1
County Commissioner District #3
County Prosecuting Attorney
County Sheriff
Precinct Committee Persons
Port Commissioner District #2

Individuals running as write-in candidates must file a declaration of intent no later than 5:00 p.m. March 22, 2024. 

Patty Weeks, Clerk


ELECTION CALENDAR FOR 2024

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: That the following taxing Districts will be conducting candidate, bond/levy, or other ballot questions in Nez Perce County during the calendar year 2024.

May 21, 2024, August 27, 2024 & November 5, 2024  Bond or Levy Elections
The following school districts in Nez Perce County may conduct bond or levy questions during the above election dates for 2024: 

Culdesac Joint School District #342 Genesee Joint School District #282
Highland Joint School District #305 Joint School District #171
Kendrick Joint School District #283 Lapwai School District #341
Lewiston Independent School District #1  






May 21, 2024, Declaration of Candidacy Deadline – 5:00 pm March 15, 2024

Port of Lewiston
1626 6th Ave North     
Lewiston, ID 83501
**Primary if more than 2 candidates have filed for the same commissioner district; otherwise election held on November 5, 2024.
 





November 5, 2024, Declaration of Candidacy Deadline – 5:00 pm August 30, 2024

Nez Perce Soil & Water Conservation District
27880 Chambers Road
Culdesac, ID 83524

Declarations of candidacy are available at the respective taxing district offices or at the County Clerk’s office, 1230 Main St., Lewiston, ID.

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Patty Weeks, Nez Perce County Clerk
December 20, 2023

Campaign Finance

CAMPAIGN FINANCE

Campaign finance management system for candidates and treasurers. Use the link below to the portal to create an account, appoint a treasurer, file reports and find campaign finance forms.

Campaign Finance Portal

The public may view campaign finance reports by using the link below.

Campaign Finance Reports (Public)

Important Dates - 2024

IMPORTANT DATES

Aug 30th:   Nonpartisan Candidate Filing Deadline 

Oct 11th:    Preregistration deadline

Oct 25th:   Absentee ballot application deadline

Nov 1st:   Last day for early voting at the Brammer Building (1225 Idaho St)

Nov 5th:   Last day to return absentee ballots to the Nez Perce County Courthouse

Nov 5th:   General Election.  Election day registration is available at the polls

Nov 6th:  Voter registration reopens 

NEW Legislative Districts

Legislative Districts 6 & 7

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Detailed Boundary Lines

Ballot Box Location

PRECINCT MAP

Current Precinct Map
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Absentee Ballot Security
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Vote by Mail Video

If you are interested in learning about voting by mail, please view the "Vote By Mail" video clip below that was produced by a Vote by Mail county.

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Patty Weeks

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Clerk/Auditor/Recorder

Office Location
Courthouse, 1st Floor
1230 Main Street
Lewiston, ID 83501

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 896
Lewiston, ID 83501

Office Hours
Monday-Friday
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Phone: 208-799-3020
Fax: 208-799-3070

District Court

Office Location
Courthouse, 2nd Floor
1230 Main Street
Lewiston, ID 83501

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 896
Lewiston, ID 83501

Office Hours
Monday-Friday
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Phone: 208-799-3040
Court Fax: 208-799-3058

Magistrate Judges' Secretary:
208-799-3050
Magistrate Fax:
208-799-3192

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