VOTERS — PRIVILEGES, QUALIFICATIONS AND REGISTRATION
34-408. Closing of register — Time limit. (1) No elector may register in the office of the county clerk within twenty-four (24) days preceding any election held throughout the county in which he resides for the purpose of voting at such election; provided however, a legible, accurate and complete registration application received in the office of the county clerk during the twenty-four (24) day period preceding an election shall be accepted and held by the county clerk until the day following the election when registration reopens, at which time the registration shall become effective. This deadline shall also apply to any registrars the county clerk may have appointed.
(2) Any elector who will complete his residence requirement or attain the requisite voting age during the period when the register of electors is closed may register prior to the closing of the register.
(3) Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, an individual who is eligible to vote may also register, upon completing a registration application and showing proof of identity and residence pursuant to section 34-411, Idaho Code, at the absent electors’ polling place provided in section 34-1006, Idaho Code, or at an early voting station provided in section 34-1012, Idaho Code.
[34-408, added 1970, ch. 140, sec. 43, p. 351; am. 1971, ch. 192, sec. 5, p. 874; am. 1974, ch. 172, sec. 1, p. 1431; am. 1981, ch. 105, sec. 1, p. 159; am. 1994, ch. 67, sec. 4, p. 138; am. 2001, ch. 99, sec. 1, p. 248; am. 2005, ch. 127, sec. 1, p. 412; am. 2016, ch. 359, sec. 4, p. 1055; am. 2023, ch. 293, sec. 2, p. 887.]