Election Information

Information on registration, absentee voting, polling locations and taxing districts



County Clerk: Sherry Ward

Courthouse Location:

201 Industrial Ave.
Council, ID 83612

Mail To: 

Adams County Courthouse
PO Box 48
Council, ID 83612

Phone: (208) 253-4561
Fax: (208) 253-4880
Email: sward@co.adams.id.us
Office Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Monday – Friday


Absentee Voting

Idaho law provides for absentee voting, therefore, voters, who wish to vote early or will be unable to vote at their precinct in the upcoming election, may vote in the Clerk’s Office or by mail.

You may vote absentee at the Adams County Courthouse, Clerk’s Office, starting September 26th, 2019 for the November 5th, 2019 election.  The last day for in-person absentee voting at the Courthouse is November 1st, 2019.  The districts conducting elections on November 5th, 2019 are the City of Council and City of New Meadows.  To see the positions and candidates, please check the Sample ballots below.

Voters, who wish to receive an absentee ballot by mail, have the following options:

  1. Asking for an Absentee Ballot Request Form by calling the Clerk’s Office or downloading it by clicking this link , or
  2. Mailing a letter to the Clerk’s Office requesting an absentee ballot. The letter needs to include the requestor’s name, residence address, mailing address, and needs to be signed.

The Absentee Ballot Request Form or the letter can be delivered to the Adams County Clerk’s Office in person, by mail to PO Box 48, Council ID 83612, faxed to (208) 253-4880 or emailed to gyoung@co.adams.id.us.  The last day for the Clerk’s Office to receive the request or letter is October 25th, 2019.

Should you have any questions, please call the Adams County Clerk’s Office at 208-253-4561.

City of Council Sample Ballot

City of New Meadows Sample Ballot