State Background Info:
  Upcoming SoS Elections:

Idaho Election Administration
Chief Election Official(s): Secretary of State (View Website)
Election/Appointment Process:
Partisan Election
  • Prescribes voter registration forms
  • Determines ballot eligibility of parties
  • Approves new voting systems/ devices
  • Advertises statewide ballot questions
  • Prepares election calendar
  • Canvasses election returns
  • Handles state recounts
Current Official(s): Ben Ysursa
Public Office Experience: Deputy Secretary of State, 1974-1976; Chief Deputy Secretary of State, 1976-2002
Reelection/Reappointment Date:
Primary Date: May 23, 2006
Contact Information: Hon. Ben Ysursa
Secretary of State
State Capitol, Room 203
Boise, ID 83720
(208) 334-2300
Fax (208) 334-2282
[email protected]


2006 Secretary of State candidates

Response to Democracy SoS Election Reform Survey
[Completed by Secretary of State Ben Ysursa, August 19, 2005]

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