Have you voted? Deadlines for Washington and Idaho

Have you voted? Deadlines for Washington and Idaho
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Voters around the Inland Northwest face choices that could reshape their communities for years to come. The midterm election touches on everything from seats in Congress, the Senate, and school bonds – the clock is ticking to get your ballot in.

Voters in Washington and Idaho need to be aware of important deadlines.


-Ballots must be postmarked by Nov. 6.

-Check what time your local post office closes.

-You do not need a stamp to mail your ballot in Washington.

-Ballots can also be deposited in official drop boxes until 8 p.m. For a list of locations, click here.


-Designated polling stations are open from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Kootenai County residents can find their polling location here.

-Mail in absentee ballots need to reach county election offices by Nov. 6. Ballots received after will not be counted.

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