2020 Idaho Code
Title 34 - ELECTIONS

Universal Citation: ID Code § 34-702A (2020)

34-702A. DECLARATION OF INTENT FOR WRITE-IN CANDIDATES. (1) No write-in vote for any office in a primary, special, or general election shall be counted unless a declaration of intent has been filed indicating that the person desires the office and is legally qualified to assume the duties of said office if elected. The declaration of intent shall be filed with the secretary of state if for a federal, state, or legislative district office and with the county clerk if for a county office. Such declaration of intent shall be filed no later than the eighth Friday before the day of election. The secretary of state shall prescribe the form for said declaration.

(2) In those counties which utilize optical scan ballots, an elector shall not place on the ballot a sticker bearing the name of a person, or use any other method or device, except writing, to vote for a person whose name is not printed on the ballot.


[34-702A, added 1983, ch. 213, sec. 5, p. 592; am. 1992, ch. 176, sec. 3, p. 555; am. 1993, ch. 313, sec. 4, p. 1159; am. 1999, ch. 221, sec. 1, p. 588; am. 2001, ch. 272, sec. 1, p. 994; am. 2010, ch. 162, sec. 1, p. 335; am. 2020, ch. 69, sec. 2, p. 157.]

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