Idaho May 19 Primary Absentee Ballot Request Deadline Extended to May 26, 8:00 pm


Date: May 22, 2020
Contact: Chad Houck, Chief Deputy Secretary of State
Phone: (208) 332-2862

Boise, Idaho – Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney, in compliance with an order issued by Judge Winmill (US Courts, Idaho District), sent the following letter to county clerks this evening outlining the details of the extension granted by the court earlier today. Attached is the proper form for requesting a ballot. Please ignore the stated due date on the form as the judge extended the deadline to May 26, 2020 at 8pm local time in each county. Resources are additionally available on county websites and ballot request forms can be dropped off at county elections offices.

Please find the attached letter and the official absentee ballot request form.

Letter from Secretary Denney

Absentee Request Form



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