Idaho Secretary of State Launches “Vote Idaho” Ad Campaign to Promote Voter Engagement Ahead of May Primary Election

Idaho Secretary of State Launches “Vote Idaho” Ad Campaign to Promote Voter Engagement Ahead of May Primary Election

April 23, 2024

The Office of the Secretary of State announced the launch of a fun and engaging ad campaign promoting voter participation in the upcoming May primary election. The “Vote Idaho” ad campaign aims to educate voters throughout Idaho and remind Idahoans to vote.

The ad campaign will be featured on a variety of mediums, including television, radio, print, and digital platforms, to reach voters of all ages and backgrounds across the state. By highlighting interesting and lesser-known facts about the electoral process in Idaho, we hope to drive interest and enthusiasm among voters and encourage greater turnout and engagement in the primary election.

The ad series can be viewed on and our official YouTube channel. Idaho Secretary of State Phil McGrane commented, “We’re excited to engage with voters with this fun and informative campaign. The goal of this campaign is to encourage more people to vote and make their voices heard in the upcoming election. Visit to request an absentee, find your polling place, and register to vote.”

Cartoon image of Secretary of State Phil McGrane with a word bubble that asks wait, why are we voting on a tuesday

In addition to launching the Vote Idaho campaign, the Secretary of State’s Office would like to remind Idaho residents of several important upcoming deadlines related to the May primary election:

April 26th: The deadline for pre-registration online. Idaho residents can register to vote at Following this deadline, voters may register to vote at the polls.

May 10th: Deadline to request an absentee ballot for the primary election. Voters who wish to vote absentee must submit an absentee ballot request by this date. Voters may request an absentee ballot online at

May 6th – May 17th: Early voting period for the primary election. Early voting allows voters to cast their ballots in person before Election Day. Visit to find out if and when early voting is available in your county.

May 21st: Election Day for the primary election. Voters will have the opportunity to cast their ballots at their designated polling places. Visit to find your polling location. For more information about voter registration, absentee ballots, polling locations, and other election-related inquiries, please visit or contact the Secretary of State’s Office at [email protected] or 208-334-2300.

About Phil McGrane

Phil McGrane was elected Idaho’s twenty-eighth Secretary of State and took office on January 2, 2023. McGrane served as elected Clerk of Ada County from 2019-2022. McGrane holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy, a juris doctorate, and a Master of Public Administration. As a fourth-generation Idahoan, Phil has dedicated his career to making elections in the state of Idaho accessible, secure and transparent.



700 W. Jefferson St., Room E205

P.O. Box:
83720, Boise, ID 83702

ID 83720