Category: Press Release

Notice of Extension of Campaign Finance Reporting Deadline

At the request of Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney, and in consultation with the office of the Governor, the Idaho Secretary of State’s office is extending the February 10, 2020 filing deadline for PACs and Candidates under the Idaho Sunshine Laws to February 17, 2020.

Secretary of State to Hold Remote Online Notarization Symposium

Notaries from throughout Idaho and Montana are invited to Boise January 10, 2020 to attend a Remote Online Notarization (RON) Symposium hosted by the office of Idaho Secretary of State, Lawerence Denney.

Honorable Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney Joins the National Association of Secretary of State in #TrustedInfo2020 Education Effort

The Honorable Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney, ahead of the 2020 primaries and general election, joins fellow members of the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) in the #TrustedInfo2020 education effort to encourage citizens to look to their state and local election officials as the trusted sources of election information.

West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner Presents on Foreign Influence on American Elections

Secretary of State Lawerence Denney will host visiting Secretary of State Mac Warner, who will present on Foreign Influence on American Elections. Secretary Warner is recognized nationally as a leader in election cybersecurity, with his work being featured by national media outlets including NPR, CNN, New York Times, Fox News, HBO News, and Snapchat.

Correction of Previous Press Release: Proposed Initiative Relating to Minimum Wage Enters Circulation

Correction to the press release issued April 17, 2019. The previous release included incorrect data when referring to the total amount of signatures required. The correct requirement is 55,057 signatures.

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.