NOMINATIONS — CONVENTIONS — PRIMARY ELECTIONS
34-702. Requirements for write-in candidates at primary. (1) In addition to possessing all other qualifications, in order to become a candidate of a political party at the general election, those candidates whose names are written in at the primary election must:
(a) Receive at least the following number of write-in votes at the primary election:
(i) One thousand (1,000) for any statewide office;
(ii) Five hundred (500) for a congressional district office;
(iii) Fifty (50) for a legislative district office; or
(iv) Five (5) for a county office; and
(b) File a declaration of intent for that office, pursuant to section 34-702A, Idaho Code.
(2) Candidates who are required to file with the secretary of state shall pay the filing fee required for that office no later than the deadline for filing a declaration of intent pursuant to section 34-702A, Idaho Code, or shall file a petition pursuant to section 34-626, Idaho Code.
(3) No write-ins shall be allowed for judicial office.
[34-702, added 1970, ch. 140, sec. 106, p. 351; am. 1970, ch. 231, sec. 3, p. 643; am. 1976, ch. 60, sec. 1, p. 202; am. 1996, ch. 28, sec. 23, p. 75; am. 2020, ch. 69, sec. 1, p. 157.]