Press Releases

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March 15, 2024

Candidates File for Federal, State Offices in May 21st Primary Election (Boise, Idaho)

The candidate filing period for the Idaho May 21, 2024 primary election closed on Friday, March 15, 2024 at 5:00 p.m…… (View Full Release)

March 15, 2024

Free ID for Voting Now More Accessible to Idahoans (Boise, Idaho)

Idaho Secretary of State Phil McGrane praised Senate President Pro Tempore Chuck Winder and Representative Brandon Mitchell for sponsoring legislation to make free IDs for voting more accessible to Idaho residents..… (View Full Release)

March 11, 2024

Idaho Secretary of State Encourages Voters to Identify Trusted Sources of Information Ahead of Elections (Boise, Idaho)

Ahead of the 2024 elections, Idaho Secretary of State Phil McGrane reminds Idahoans to look to the Idaho Secretary of State, County Clerks, and local election officials as the trusted sources of election information.… (View Full Release)

February 29, 2024

Idaho Secretary of State Launches Upgraded VoteIdaho.gov Website (Boise, Idaho)

Idaho Secretary of State Phil McGrane is proud to announce the launch of an upgraded Vote Idaho website at VoteIdaho.gov, a comprehensive site designed to provide the public, candidates, and media with easy access to vital Idaho election and voting information.… (View Full Release).

January 10, 2024

Idaho Secretary of State Launches New Campaign Finance Reporting System (Boise, Idaho)

Idaho Secretary of State Phil McGrane is pleased to announce the launch of a
new system for reporting campaign finance donations and expenditures for political
candidates… (View Full Release).

December 11, 2023

Both Parties Have Helped Weaken Trust in Our Electoral System. Both Must Help Restore It

This is a perilous moment of global instability. The very ideals of constitutional democracy
that define America are at risk in every corner of the world. (View Full Release).

November 6, 2023

Election Day Tomorrow, November 7th – (Boise, Idaho)

Idaho Secretary of State Phil McGrane is encouraging Idahoans to vote tomorrow on Election
Day, November 7th. Voting is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m (View Full Release)