Category: Press Release

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit over Idaho’s New Voter Registration Laws

On Monday, Fourth Judicial District Judge Samuel Hoagland dismissed with prejudice the lawsuit challenging Idaho’s new voter registration requirements brought forward by Babe Vote and the League of Women Voters of Idaho.

Secretary McGrane to Present at Government Transparency Workshop

Secretary Phil McGrane will present on campaign finance and lobbying for the second session of the Government Transparency workshop series sponsored by Idahoans for Openness in Government (IDOG), scheduled for September 27th.

Idaho Celebrates National Voter Registration Day 2023 with Proclamation and Voter Registration Drive

September 19th, is National Voter Registration Day. Governor Brad Little signed an official proclamation recognizing the day and encouraging Idahoans to register.

Public Meeting Notice: Idaho Code Commission, September 1, 2023 at 10:00 am (Mountain) via Microsoft Teams

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Idaho Code Commission will meet at 10:00am, on September 1, 2023, via Microsoft Teams meeting conducted by the Office of the Secretary of State.

Secretary McGrane Urges Idahoans to Serve as Poll Workers

Poll workers are an essential part of the electoral process, ensuring that our elections are conducted fairly, transparently, and smoothly. As Idaho prepares for important upcoming local elections across the state in November, county clerks rely on thousands of trained poll workers to facilitate the voting process effectively.

Let’s Protect our Lands this July Fourth – Help Prevent Wildfires!

With the Fourth of July upon us, we celebrate our nation’s independence and enjoy the beauty of our great state. For many of us, this means venturing into Idaho’s public lands for activities like camping, hiking, and gathering around campfires with family and friends. However, in order to enjoy our lands, we must protect them.

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.