Ada County Elections

Molly Wampler / Boise State Public Radio

Idaho's 2020 Primary Election was already critical — all 125 seats in the legislature, both of Idaho seats in the U.S. House, a U.S. Senate seat and scores of county races and school bond/levies are on the ballot. But when the pandemic forced the primary to be an all-absentee election, it triggered an unprecedented number of ballot requests; and now the Gem State is poised to see the highest percentage of voter participation in a primary election in decades.

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The historic results of the mayoral race in Boise on Tuesday brings attention to the role money plays in local political campaigns. 

Frankie Barnhill, Boise State Public Radio

Ada County has hosted a mobile voting unit since 2016.