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Absentee voting under way for school district levy elections

Decisions on March 14

Absentee voting started Tuesday, Feb. 2, at the Idaho County Courthouse for regional school district levies up for decision in the March 14 election.

Those wishing to register to vote in this election can either do so at the polls election day; or they can register at the courthouse, however, they will need to also vote at that time.

Depending on what district voters reside in, they will be deciding on these elections:

  • Mt. View School District 244: $2,663,246 supplemental levy;
  • Highland JSD 305 (Craigmont): $499,000 supplemental levy;
  • Highland JSD 305: $50,000 for five years on school plant facilities fund levy.

For local elections, 2017 will be a busy year as board positions are open on area highway, water and sewer, school, library and hospital districts, as well as city councils. Elections will also be held on May 16 and Nov. 7. The first upcoming deadline for filing petitions of candidacy for races is March 17.


For information, go online at for the election calendar, or contact the Idaho County Clerk’s Office, 983-2751.


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