Payette County Clerk
A: If you are a qualified registered voter you may request an absentee ballot in writing. Address your request to Payette County Clerk at 1130 3rd Ave. N. #104 Payette, Idaho 83661. You may also fax your written request to (208) 642-6011.
The written request must include your name, your home street address, the county, and indicate which election you are requesting a ballot for. You must sign your request. You cannot request ballots for another voter, i.e. spouse or children. Send your written request to: Payette County Clerk at 1130 3rd Ave. N. #104, Payette, Idaho 83661
You must be registered to vote by April 26, 2013, in order to request an absentee ballot by mail for the May 21, 2013 Consolidated Election. If you are not registered by that date, your option for absentee voting will be to register at the clerk’s office at the Courthouse: 1130 3rd Ave. N. #104 Payette, Idaho 83661, and vote there at that time.
The last date for the clerk’s office to receive a request to mail out an absentee ballot for the upcoming May 21, 2013 Consolidated Election will be Wednesday, May 15, 2013; however in-person absentee voting at the clerk’s office will continue until 5:00 p.m. Friday, May 17, 2013.
All absentee ballots must be returned to the clerk’s office at the above address, no later than 8:00 p.m. May 21 2013, for your vote to count. DO NOT deliver your absentee ballot to a precinct polling place.
I.D. is now required to vote either in person at the Clerk's office or to vote at the polls.
For further information contact the clerk’s office at (208) 642-6000.
Below you will find a copy of an Application For Absent Elector’s Ballot that you may print out and send in to the clerk’s office:
A: For the upcoming May 21, 2013, Consolidated Election, absentee voting will begin April 22, 2013. You may come to the clerk’s office during business hours 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and absentee vote in person up to 5:00 p.m. Friday, May 17, 2013.
A: Sample ballots for the May 21, 2013, Consolidated Election will be available in the clerk’s office by April 22, 2013.
Below is a list of the county’s polling locations. To determine your polling place you may contact the clerk’s office @ 642-6000.
The polling locations will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.
-1- United First Methodist Church
502 N 11th Street, Payette
-2- Payette LDS Church
501 S Iowa Ave, Payette
-3- Payette City Hall - Council Chambers
700 Center Avenue, Payette
-4- Senior Citizens Hall
137 N 8th Street, Payette
-5- Corpus Christi Catholic Church
900 NW 7th Street, Fruitland
-6- Fruitland City Hall
200 Whitley Dr.,
-7- Community Center (Farmers Mutual)
209 Iowa Avenue, Fruitland
-8- New Plymouth Assembly of God Church
4025 Highway 30, New Plymouth
-9- New Plymouth LDS Church
521 S Plymouth Ave, New Plymouth
-10- First Baptist Church
204 East Elm Street, New Plymouth
A: Voter pre-registration closes 25 days prior to an election (April 26, 2013). However, you can register to vote on election day at your polling place. Another option is to register and in-person absentee vote at the clerk's office prior to Friday, May 17, 2013, at 5:00 p.m., if you miss the 25-day deadline. You must have picture ID, and proof of 30-day residency such as one of the following.
A: You can pick up a voter registration card at the clerk’s office, or call 642-6000 to have one mailed to you.
Click here to download the Voter Registration Form