We’re headed to a runoff – here’s everything you need to know to make sure we get Dave elected and continue making Boise the most livable city in the country.
What is a runoff?
When no single candidate receives a majority of votes (50% plus one), Boise city code calls for a runoff between the two candidates who received the most votes. The candidate who receives a majority of votes in the runoff will be Boise’s next mayor.
When is the runoff?
Tuesday, December 3, 2019.
Where do I vote?
Most polling locations are the same for the runoff as the regular Nov. 5th election. You can look up and confirm your polling location at the Ada County Elections Office website.
When can I vote?
Polls will be open from 8 am to 8 pm.
Will I be able to vote early?
Yes! Early voting will be held on weekdays (Monday through Friday) from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. starting on November 18th and go through November 29th. There will be no mobile voting or voting on Thanksgiving Day, November 28th.
You’ll only be able to vote early at two locations:
- Boise City Hall (150 North Capitol Boulevard)
- Ada County Elections Office (400 North Benjamin Lane)
Can I still vote by mail?
Yes! Absentee ballots will automatically go out to anyone who requested an absentee ballot for the November 5th election. Absentee ballots will start to be mailed out Tuesday, November 12th.
How do I get an absentee ballot?
To vote by mail, you’ll need to complete and return an absentee ballot request form. You can find the form here: https://adacounty.id.gov/elections/wp-content/uploads/sites/38/2019_Absentee-Request-Form.pdf
You can return your completed absentee ballot request from to the Ada County Elections Office by mail, fax, email, or visiting their office at 400 North Benjamin Lane. Absentee ballot requests forms can be turned in until Friday, November 22nd at 5:00 pm.
When do I need to return my absentee ballot?
Once you receive your absentee ballot in the mail, you have until 8:00 pm on Tuesday, December 3rd to return it to the Ada County Elections Office at 400 North Benjamin Lane.
How can I register to vote?
You have until Friday, November 8th to pre-register by either going to the Ada County Elections Office at 400 North Benjamin Lane or online at: https://apps.idahovotes.gov/OnlineVoterRegistration
Can I still register on Election Day?
Yes, you can still register at your polling location on December 3rd with a valid ID and proof of residency.
Can I still vote in the runoff if I didn’t vote on November 5th?
Yes, you can still vote in the runoff even if you didn’t vote November 5th!