2017 Idaho Statutes
Title 34 - ELECTIONS

Universal Citation: ID Code § 34-217 (2017)

34-217. retention of county election records. County election records shall be maintained by the county clerk for the time periods outlined in this section. Records shall be maintained for the period specified beginning with the date the record is created or has become no longer valid, whichever is greater.
(1) The following records shall be retained for not less than five (5) years:
(a) Voter registration cards for electors whose registration has been terminated.
(b) Combination election record and poll book.
(c) Declaration of candidacy.
(d) Maps of precinct boundaries with legal descriptions.
(e) List of absentee voters.
(2) The following shall be retained for two (2) years:
(a) Correspondence relating to an elector’s voter registration.
(b) Completed absentee ballot request forms.
(c) Tally books.
(d) Voted ballots.
(e) Any ballots that were required to be duplicated before being counted.
(3) The following shall be maintained for one (1) year:
(a) Absentee ballot affidavit envelopes.
(b) Notice of election.
(c) Personal identification affidavit.
(d) Unvoted ballots from the primary election.
(e) Ballot tracking logs.
(f) Automated tabulation election logs.
(g) Copy of the election definition and program used in tabulating ballots electronically and in the ballot marking device.
(h) Record of the number of ballots printed and furnished to each polling place.
(4) Other election supplies including, but not limited to, unused ballots, official election ballot identification and spoiled ballots may be disposed of sixty (60) days following the deadline for requesting a recount or filing an election contest pursuant to chapters 20 and 21, title 34, Idaho Code.

[34-217, added 2011, ch. 285, sec. 2, p. 779; am. 2012, ch. 211, sec. 2, p. 573; am. 2013, ch. 285, sec. 1, p. 735.]

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