IDAHO SECRETARY OF STATE
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Ben Ysursa, Secretary of State

 

Press Release - October 23, 2014 - Secretary of State Ben Ysursa Announces the 2014 Idaho Student Mock Election.

Press Release - October 21, 2014 - Secretary of State Ben Ysursa Announces a Polling Place Locator Application for Smart Phones.

Press Release - October 3, 2014 - Idaho Voters' Pamphlet Delivered Statewide This Week.

Press Release - September 19, 2014 - Secretary of State Ysursa Declares September National Voter Registration Month.

Press Release - August 12, 2014 - Access Idaho Business Identity Monitoring.

Press Release - July 10, 2014 - Voting System Demonstration and Certification Hearing, Tuesday and Wednesday, July 15 and 16. ES&S ExpressVote Accessible Voting System.

Press Release - June 2, 2014 - State Board of Canvassers to meet June 4th at 1:00 p.m.

Press Release - May 12, 2014 - Secretary of State Ben Ysursa today reminded voters the last day to submit an application for a mail-in absentee ballot is this Wednesday, May 14, 2014 and that the last day for in-person absentee voting is this Friday, May 16, 2014.

Press Release - May 1, 2014 - Request for Proposals for the Acquisition and Implementation of a Web-based Electronic Ballot Delivery System for Military and Overseas Voters.

Press Release - March 3, 2014 - Secretary Ben Ysursa today announces the important deadlines pertaining to the May 20, 2014 Primary Election.

Press Release - January 8, 2014 - Secretary Ben Ysursa today announced the availability of the Online Campaign Finance Reporting application.

Press Release - September 20, 2013 - Secretary Ben Ysursa today announced a Voting System Certification Hearing for the Hart InterCivic 6.2.1. voting system.

Press Release - September 09, 2013 - Secretary Ben Ysursa today announced a Voting System Certification Hearing for the
Election Systems and Software (ES&S) EVS 5000 voting system.

Press Release - March 05, 2013 - Secretary Ysursa Announces Voting System Certification Hearing to review the ES&S optical scan equipment and Unity software upgrade.

Press Release - January 02, 2013 - Online Registration for Lobbyists is now available.

Press Release - December 12, 2012 - Presidential Electors will meet at noon on December 17th in the Governor's Ceremonial Office to cast their ballots for Idaho's 4 Electoral Votes for United States President.

Press Release - November 19, 2012 - State Board of Canvassers to meet November 21st at 10:00 a.m.

Press Release - October 30, 2012 - Last Day to Apply for Absentee Ballot is Wednesday October 31st.

Press Release - October 11, 2012 - Registration Closes for the 2012 General Election Tomorrow

Press Release - October 01, 2012 - Idaho Voters’ Pamphlet Delivered Statewide This Week

Press Release - September 17, 2012 - Secretary of State Ysursa Declares September National Voter Registration Month.

Press Release - January 06, 2012 - Lobbyists will be able to electronically file their disclosure reports beginning with the January 2012 monthly report.

Press Release - September 13, 2011 - regarding new Reapportionment Commission and Order Establishing Commission

Press Release - October 26, 2010 - Secretary of State, Ben Ysursa, today reminded voters that the last day to submit an application for a mail-in absentee ballot is this Wednesday, October 27th and that the last day for in-person absentee voting is this Friday, October 29th.

Press Release - September 21, 2010 - Secretary of State Ysursa announced today that absentee ballots have been mailed out statewide and Idaho has met the Federal deadline to mail absentee ballots to Uniformed and Overseas voters. On the state's official voting information site, www.idahovotes.gov, a new tool is available to allow voters to check the status of their absentee ballot.

Press Release - June 08, 2010 - The State Board of Canvassers will meet at 2:00pm on June 9th in the Secretary of State's conference room in the Capitol Building to certify the results of the Primary Election.

Press Release - May 20, 2010 - Secretary of State, Ben Ysursa, today encouraged Idahoans to vote in the primary election on May 25, 2010.

Press Release - March 02, 2010 - Secretary of State, Ben Ysursa, today reminded all candidates for Federal, Statewide, Judicial and Legislative offices that the filing period to be placed on the May 25 Primary ballot is March 8 through 5pm March 19.

Press Release - December 15, 2008 - The Presidential Electors will meet today at noon in the 2nd Floor Courtroom in the Borah Building to cast their electoral votes for United States President.

Press Release - November 17, 2008 - Secretary of State Ben Ysursa announces the meeting of the State Board of Canvassers.

Press Release - October 27, 2008 - Secretary of State Ben Ysursa and Superintendent Tom Luna announce the results of the 2008 Idaho Student Mock Election.

Press Release - October 21, 2008 - Secretary of State Ben Ysursa and Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna announce The 2008 Idaho Student Mock Election October 23rd and 24th. Results will be available on the Secretary of State's web site on Monday, October 27th.

Press Release - October 07, 2008 - Secretary of State Ben Ysursa reminds of the October 10th deadline to pre-register to vote for the General Election and announces a new "Am I Registered?" feature on www.idahovotes.gov.

Press Release - August 04, 2008 - Secretary of State Ben Ysursa today announced the 2008 distribution of the Idaho Election Campaign Fund will take place August 5th.

Press Release - July 31, 2008 - Secretary of State Ben Ysursa today announced his office is seeking public comments on proposed amendments to the Idaho Help America Vote Act (HAVA) plan.

New on the web site: July 2008 - The Address Confidentiality Program (ACP) is a free service for people who have moved to a new location to escape domestic violence, sexual abuse or stalking. The ACP can help protect you and your loved ones by keeping your physical address private, where it would appear in public records.

In June, Secretary Ysursa addressed both Boys State and Girls State as part of his commitment to encouraging young people to participate in the democratic process.

New on the web site: May 2008 - The candidate list is now available in a version that includes links to the candidate's web site, if the candidate has provided one.

New on the web site: May 2008 - The Idaho Voter Guide has been updated for the 2008 elections.

Press Release - 09/17/2007 - Secretary of State Ben Ysursa Announces Citizenship Education Website for Students and Teachers.

Press Release - 05/02/2007 - Secretary of State Ben Ysursa announces certification of upgrades to the Election Systems and Software optical scan voting system.

Press Release - 01/03/2007 - Secretary of State Ben Ysursa announces that the Idaho Health Care Directive Registry is available.

Press Release - May 16, 2006 - Secretary of State, Ben Ysursa, announces the new statewide polling place locator, available now on the www.idahovotes.gov web site.

New on the web site: 8/11/2005 - Online search for Trademarks

New on the web site: 5/4/2005 - File your Business Entity Annual Report online.

New on the web site: 3/11/2005 - Online search for Notary Publics

Press Release - March 25, 2004 - Secretary of State Releases Revised Idaho Help America Vote Act State Plan

 

Go to the Secretary of State's HAVA page for the latest updates regarding the Help America Vote Act.

 

 


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