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FREMONT COUNTY − Here are important dates for residents to know according to the Fremont County website. For more information and sample ballots visit their website at co.fremont.id.us or call 208-624-7332 for questions about the presidential primaries.

  • Fremont County residents can send in absentee ballots now.

Feb. 14

Last day to pre-register to vote for the Presidential Primary Election ends at 5 p.m.

Feb. 17-25

Clerk to mail ballots for the March 10 Presidential Primary Election to voters in designated Mail Ballot-Precincts.

Feb. 24

Last day to begin early voting for the March 10 Presidential Primary Election for those counties who elect to conduct early voting.

Feb. 28

Last day for an application for a mail-in absentee ballot to be received by the County Clerk not later than 5 p.m. for the March 10 Presidential Primary Election.

Last day for an application for a mail-in absentee ballot to be received by the County Clerk not later than 5 p.m. for the March 10 election.

March 6

Last day for in-person absentee voting until 5 p.m. for the March 10 Presidential Primary Election at the absent elector’s polling place.

Last day for early voting until 5 p.m. for the March 10 Presidential Primary Election at the early voting polling place.

March 10

Last day to return absentee ballots to the County Clerk by 8 p.m. for the March 10 election.

Presidential Primary Election, if approved by political party 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

County Clerk’s office to remain open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., if the county is holding an election.

Registration reopens.

MADISON COUNTY

− Here are important dates for residents to know according to the Madison County website. There is a sample ballot and additional information on their website co.madison.id.us. Those with questions can contact the Madison County Clerks at 208.359.6200

Feb. 13

Early voting and in-person absentee voting begins.

Feb. 14

Preregistration Deadline: Voter registrations must be received by the county clerk — for the March 10 election. (Deadline is 5 p.m. for paper applications or until midnight for online applications.)

Feb. 18

Mail Ballot Precincts: County clerks to begin mailing ballots to voters located in designated mail ballot precincts — for the March 10 election.

Feb. 25

Mail Ballot Precincts: Deadline for county clerks to complete mailing ballots to voters in designated mail ballot precincts — for the March 10 election.

Feb. 28

Absentee Ballot Application Deadline: Applications must be received by the county clerk by 5 p.m. — for the March 10 election.

March 6

In-Person Absentee/Early Voting Ends: At 5 p.m. — for the March 10 election.

March 10

Election Day: Polling places — and the county clerk’s office — to be open 8 a.m.–8 p.m.

March 11

Voter Registration Reopens.

Fremont and Madison county residents can register in-person at their county office or online at idahovotes.gov. Residents need to provide their ID and proof of 30-day residency within their county.