TWIN FALLS — You won’t have to wait until Nov. 7 to cast your vote in local elections. Early voting begins Monday across the state.
Same-day registration is also available for early voters or anyone planning to vote on election day. To be eligible, the person must be 18 years old and have been a resident in the state or county they’re voting in for at least 30 days before election day.
If you plan to vote absentee, the deadline to request an absentee ballot from your county clerk is Oct. 27.
In Cassia County, early voting takes place 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday until Nov. 3 at the Cassia County Courthouse, 1459 Overland Ave., Burley. Sample ballots are available at cassiacounty.org/sample-ballots.
Absentee ballots can be sent in until 8 p.m. on Election Day, Nov. 7.
Early voting takes place 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday until Nov. 3 at the Gooding County Courthouse, 624 Main St. Sample ballots are available at goodingcounty.org.
Early voting in Jerome County takes place 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday until Nov. 3 at the Jerome County Courthouse, 300 N. Lincoln, Room 301. Sample ballots for Jerome, Eden and Hazelton — plus information on the Minidoka school levy and Shoshone school bond — can be found at jeromecountyid.us.
Early voting takes place 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday until Nov. 3 at the Minidoka County Courthouse, 715 G St., Rupert. Absentee ballots must be received by the county clerk’s office by 8 p.m. Nov. 7.
Twin Falls County
In Twin Falls County, in-person early voting takes place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday until Nov. 3. The election includes a supplemental levy for Filer School District, candidates for the Rock Creek Rural Fire District, and city election candidates in Buhl, Castleford, Filer, Hansen, Hollister, Kimberly, Murtaugh and Twin Falls.
You can cast your vote on the first floor of the Twin Falls County West building, 630 Addison Ave. W., by entering on the north side.
Registered voters can also request an absentee ballot by mail, by picking up an application at the county clerk’s office, or by downloading one at twinfallscounty.org. The county’s website also has sample ballots available under “election information.”
The last time for a mail-in absentee ballot application to be received is 5 p.m. Oct. 27.