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Lewis County - Information on Elections

510 Oak Street, Room #1

Nezperce, Idaho 83543

Office Number: (208) 937-2661

Fax Number: (208) 937-9234

Election Clerk Lennie Bentz

Lennie Bentz, Election Clerk

lbentz@LewisCountyID.org

Election Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

For City Council Member for the City of Craigmont, City of Kamiah, City of Nezperce, City of Reubens, City of Winchester and Mayor for City of Kamiah

Sample Ballot for City of Craigmont

Sample Ballot for City of West Kamiah Sample Ballot for City of East Kamiah

Sample Ballot for City of Nezperce

Sample Ballot for City of Winchester

Upcoming Dates to Remember:
October 13, 2017
Last day to pre-register to vote with the County Clerk until 5:00 p.m. for the November 7 election. Registration closes in those districts holding a November 7 election. Election Day Registration is available. (Sec. 34-408, Idaho Code)
October 14-24, 2017
County Clerk to mail ballots for the November 7 election to voters in designated Mail Ballot Precincts. (Sec. 34-308, Idaho Code)
October 23, 2017
Last day to begin Early Voting at the Early Voting Polling Place for the November 7 election for those counties who elect to conduct Early Voting. (Sec. 34-1012, Idaho Code)
October 26, 2017
First notice of election is published for the November 7 election by the County Clerk in the official newspaper(s) of the county. Published in at least two newspapers within the county, if possible. (Sec. 34- 602 and 34-1406, Idaho Code)
October 26, 2017
Last day for the County Clerk to receive written requests for the purpose of authorizing persons to act as watchers and challengers at the polling place for the November 7 election. (Sec. 34-304, Idaho Code)
October 27, 2017
Last day for an application for a mail-in absentee ballot to be received by the County Clerk not later than 5:00 p.m. for the November 7 election. (Sec. 34-1002, Idaho Code)
October 28, 2017
Last day for the County Clerk to examine election register and note challenges from the August 29 election. (Sec. 34-432, Idaho Code)
November 2, 2017
Second notice of election for the November 7 election is published by the County Clerk in the official newspaper(s) of the county. Facsimile sample ballot published at this time. Published in at least two newspapers within the county, if possible. (Sec. 34-602, 34-1406, and 34-2425, Idaho Code and Secretary of State Directive)
November 3, 2017
Last day for in-person absentee voting until 5:00 p.m. for the November 7 election at the absent elector’s polling place. (Sec. 34-1002, Idaho Code)
November 3
Last day for Early Voting until 5:00 p.m. for the November 7 election at the Early Voting polling place. (Sec. 34-1012, Idaho Code)
November 7
Last day to return absentee ballots to the County Clerk’s Elections Office by 8:00 p.m. for the November 7 election. (Sec. 34-1005, Idaho Code)
November 7
Election 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (*) At Clerk’s option, polling places may be opened at 7:00 a.m. (Sec. 34-106 and 34-1101, Idaho Code)
November 7
County Clerk’s office to remain open 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., if the county is holding an election. (Sec. 34-211, Idaho Code)
November 8
Registration reopens. (Sec. 34 -408, Idaho Code)
November 17
Last day for the Board of County Commissioners to meet and canvass the vote for the November 7 election. (Sec. 34- 1410, Idaho Code)
November 17
County Clerk to certify election results to the political subdivisions for the November 7 election. (Sec. 34-1410, Idaho Code)
November 20
Clerk of the political subdivision issues certificates of election for the November 7 election. (Sec. 34-1410, Idaho Code)
December 7
Last day for a candidate or a supporter or opponent of a ballot measure which appeared on the November 7 election to request a recount with the County Clerk. This date is dependent upon when the County canvasses the election results (i.e. 20 days from canvass). (Sec. 34-2301, Idaho Code)
December 7
Last day for an elector to contest the November 7 election by filing in the proper court. This date is dependent upon when the County canvasses the election results (i.e. 20 days from canvass). (Sec. 34-2008, Idaho Code)
December 7
If authorized by City ordinance pursuant to 50-612 and 50-707B, Idaho Code, last day for a run-off city election between the two candidates receiving the highest number of votes cast if no candidate receives a majority of the votes cast. (Sec. 50-612 and Sec. 50-707B, Idaho Code)
January 6, 2018
Last day the County Clerk to examine the election register and note challenges from the November 7 election. (Section. 34-432, Idaho Code)

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