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Unofficial Results

New Plymouth School Supplemental Levy - March 13, 2018

4 precincts reporting out of 4 total precincts

Time Last Updated:  9:31 pm




  Prec. 7 Prec. 8 Prec. 9 Prec. 10 Total
 In Favor of 9  64  96  23  192
 Against  20  91  100  26  237














Filing dates for the May 15, 2018 Primary Election are:

First day for filing a Declaration of Candidacy for the Primary Election (May 15, 2018) and General Election (November 6, 2018) is February 26, 2018.

Last day to file a Declaration of Candidacy, for the Primary Election (May 15, 2018) and General Election (November 6, 2018) is March 9, 2018, until 5:00 P.M. with the political subdivision office.

Last day for a candidate to withdraw before the Primary Election (May 15, 2018) is April 2, 2018, at 5:00 P.M.

Last day a Declaration of Intent to be filed by a write-in candidate with the clerk of the district for the Primary Election (May 15, 2018) is April 17, 2018, until 5:00 P.M. 


Filing dates for the November 6, 2018 General Election are: 

Last day to file a Declaration of Candidacy, for a political subdivision, for the General Election (November 6, 2018) is September 4, 2018, until 5:00 P.M. with the political subdivision office.

Last day a Declaration of Intent to be filed by a write-in candidate with the clerk of the district for the General Election (November 6, 2018) is September 24, 2018, until 5:00 P.M.  This filing date is for political subdivision candidates.

Last day a candidate of a political subdivision may withdraw before the General Election (November 6, 2018) is September 24, 2018.  


A candidate has two options when filing to be placed on the ballot:

  1. File declaration of candidacy and pay the $40.00 filing fee.
  2. In lieu of paying the filing fee, file a nomination petition, with five verified signatures and declaration of candidacy. (commissioner signatures must be from commissioner district).


  1. 5 signatures of registered voters from within the county (commissioner signatures from within the commissioner district).
  2. Petition must be complete with notarization.


  1. Print name EXACTLY as you wish it to appear on the ballot.
  2. Signature of candidate must be notarized.

Filing Fee

  1. $40.00

Campaign Disclosure

  1. All candidates must certify a political treasurer. (Candidate may serve as their own political treasurer.)
  2. Candidates must file a C-1 form (Appointment and Certification of political Treasurer) prior to receiving any contributions or making any expenditures. The C-1 is available from and must be filed with the County Clerk.


  1. 21 years of age.
  2. A citizen of the United States.
  3. One year resident of the county prior to the election. (County Commissioner candidates must also be a 90-day resident of commissioner district prior to primary election).

Other Important Dates Relating to Elections:

Any potential school levy/bond election has the option to be held on March 13, 2018; May 15, 2018; August 28, 2018; or November 6, 2018.

Please contact the County Clerk's office should you have additional questions at (208)642-6000


County Commissioners Meeting

March 26, 2018

  8:00  Elected Officials

  9:00  Landfill, Road & Bridge

  9:15  Legal Matters - Executive Session IC § 74-206(1)(f)

  9:30  Indigent Matters - Executive Session IC § 74-206(1)(d)

  9:45  Juvenile Probation Matters

10:00  Planning & Zoning Review

10:15  Administrative Matters

10:30  Public Hearing: DMV Fee Increase

10:45  Board of Equalization

11:00  BLM Property Line Update - Jerome Goettsch

11:15  Sheriff Matters

Any person needing special accommodations to participate in the above noticed meeting should contact the county clerk's office @ 642-6000 five (5) days prior to the meeting.






























































































































































































Commissioner Shigeta


Commissioner Church


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Commissioner Hanigan


Frequently Asked Questions


How can I receive an absentee ballot by mail?

If you are a qualified registered voter you may request an absentee ballot in writing. Address your request to Payette County Clerk at 1130 3rd Ave. N. #104 Payette, Idaho 83661. You may also fax your written request to (208) 642-6011.  

The written request must include your name, your home street address, the county, and indicate which election you are requesting a ballot for. You must sign your request.  You cannot request ballots for another voter, i.e. spouse or children. Send your written request to: Payette County Clerk at 1130 3rd Ave. N. #104, Payette, Idaho 83661

You must be registered to vote by April 20, 2018, in order to request an absentee ballot by mail for the May 15, 2018, Primary Election.  If you are not registered by that date, your option for absentee voting will be to register at the clerk’s office at the Courthouse: 1130 3rd Ave. N. #104 Payette, Idaho 83661, and vote there at that time.

The last date for the clerk’s office to receive a request to mail out an absentee ballot for the upcoming May 15, 2018, Primary Election will be May 3, 2018; however in-person absentee voting at the clerk’s office will continue until 5:00 p.m. Friday, May 11, 2018.

All absentee ballots must be returned to the clerk’s office at the above address, no later than 8:00 p.m. May 15, 2018, for your vote to count.  DO NOT deliver your absentee ballot to a precinct polling place.

I.D. is now required to vote either in person at the Clerk's office or to vote at the polls.

For further information contact the clerk’s office at (208) 642-6000.

Below you will find a link to download an Application For Absent Elector’s Ballot that you may print out and send in to the clerk’s office.

Application for Absent Elector's Ballot

When and where can I absentee vote in person?

For the upcoming May 15, 2018, Primary Election, absentee voting will begin April 2, 2018. You may come to the clerk’s office during business hours 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and absentee vote in person up to 5:00 p.m. Friday, May 11, 2018.

Where can I obtain a sample ballot?

Sample ballots for the Primary Election can be obtained at the clerk's office, for a copy please call (208)642-6000.

Sample ballots for the Primary Election can be downloaded (will be coming soon)

Where is my polling place?

Below is a list of the county’s polling locations.  To determine your polling place you may contact the clerk’s office @ 642-6000.

The polling locations will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.


-1-      United First Methodist Church
            502 N 11th Street, Payette

 -2-       American Legion Hall
            301 S Iowa Ave, Payette

 -3-       Payette City Hall - Council Chambers
               700 Center Avenue, Payette

 -4-            Senior Citizens Hall
               137 N 8th Street, Payette


 -5-         Corpus Christi Catholic Church
                900 NW 7th Street, Fruitland

 -6-            Fruitland City Hall  
               200 Whitley Dr., Fruitland


-7-        Community Center (Farmers Mutual)
              303 SW 3rd Street, Fruitland

-8-        New Plymouth Assembly of God Church
               4025 Highway 30, New Plymouth

 -9- & -10 -     First Baptist Church 
             204 East Elm Street, New Plymouth 

What is the last day I can register to vote?

Voter pre-registration closes 25 days prior to an election. Regarding the May 15, 2018, Primary Election voter pre-registration closes on April 20, 2018.  However, you can register to vote on election day at your polling place.  Another option is to register and in-person absentee vote at the clerk's office prior to Friday, May 11, 2018, at 5:00 p.m., if you miss the 25-day deadline. You must have picture ID, and proof of 30-day residency such as one of the following.

    Drivers License
    Idaho ID Card
    Any document which contains a valid address in the precinct in which you live, along with a picture ID

Who can register to vote?

Anyone who is a U. S. citizen, 18 years old, and reside within this state and within the county at least 30 days prior to election at which he/she desires to vote. You are not eligible to vote if you have been convicted of a felony and your rights have not been restored.

    You need to register again if you have:

  •         Changed your name
  •         Moved to a different address
  •         Not voted within the last four years{/slider}

Where can I get a voter registration card?

You can pick up a voter registration card at the clerk’s office, or call 642-6000 to have one mailed to you.

Click here to download the Voter Registration Form



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