MEDIA ADVISORY: Election Day Logistics and Information


Date: November 1, 2018
Contact: Kristie Winslow, Communications Coordinator
Phone: (208) 332-2818

Boise, Idaho – Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney reminds the media what our office can provide on Election Day:

Election Results and Updates
Voters and members of the media will be able to follow election results on our website at Unofficial results will be posted beginning at 9 p.m. MST with updates being posted throughout the evening. Users will be able to track statewide voting totals or view results by district or county.

Election Day Interviews and Media Inquires
Our communications team is our primary point of contact for members of the media. Press inquiries should be directed to Kristie Winslow, communications coordinator, at [email protected]. We are aware reporters face tight deadlines during elections. To help expedite your request, please include your name and affiliation, story topic and deadline, a telephone number where you may be reached, and any other details pertinent to the request.

Polling Place Filming Requests
Coordinate all polling place photo/filming with the local county clerk’s office prior to arrival. Contact information for each county clerk is available on

Many resources are available online at and including historical election registration and turnout data, voter registration totals, identification requirements, and a polling place locator. Voters can also check to see if the county has received their absentee ballot.

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter @IDSecOfState.



Lawerence Denney has served the people of Idaho since 1990. His public service began as a representative in District 13 and, following redistricting, then became a representative in District 9 until 2014. During this time, Denney served two terms as Majority Leader and three terms as Speaker of the House before successfully running for state office as Idaho’s Secretary of State. He is currently in the fourth year of his first term as Secretary of State.

System Upgrade In Progress

Campaign Finance, Lobbyist Reporting, and Online Voter Tools are expected to be offline from April 9th at 5:00 p.m. MDT, through April 12th at 8:00 a.m. MDT to complete a system upgrade.

Per Idaho Code 67-6607, campaign finance is reported monthly during a campaign’s election year. The deadline for the March report falls on Saturday, April 10th. Due to the interruption caused by this upgrade, political treasurers will be allowed to file the March report until 11:59 p.m. MDT on Monday, April 12th.

While we do our best to ensure compliance with all deadlines in statute, the timing of this release is critical to ensure minimal (or no) impact to the May election cycle. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.