Requests for mail out ballots are brisk. As of today (10/15/10) Ada County Elections has mailed out 15,664 ballots.
Voters wishing to vote by mail (via an absentee ballot) need to submit an absentee ballot request by 5:00 pm, Wednesday, October 27. Absentee ballot requests may be obtained from http://idahovotes.gov/.
Early voting began Tuesday. As of Thursday 996 people voted.
It is taking voters longer to complete their ballot due to its length. The ballot is four pages long (two pages, front and back). Voters should familiarize themselves with the candidates and constitutional amendments prior to going to the polls.
Early voting will go through Friday, October 29, 2010. NOTE: In the past as many as 1,500 voters have cast their ballots on the Monday preceding Election Day. A statutory change has pushed the last day to vote early back to the Friday before Election Day (October 29 this year).
Early voting in Ada County is conducted at:
Election Services, 400 Benjamin, suite 100
Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
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