City Elections

Elections for City Council are held every two years. Three of the six seats are up for election at that time, with the other three seats up for election the following two years. Elections for the Mayor is held every four years. Both Council and Mayor serve four year terms.

The City of Boise provides an election process that is open, fair and responsive to the needs of all eligible citizens. The City Clerk's principal election responsibilities include: overseeing candidate filing, including declaration of candidacy, certification of treasurer and campaign financial reports; verifying information provided by candidates; communicating and transmitting ballot language and candidate information to the County Elections Office; and publishing notices and official vote results.

The Ada County Clerk is responsible for coordinating and conducting city elections.

2019 Mayoral Run-Off Election Information

2019 General Election Information

SeatRe-Election YearCurrent
Mayor2023Lauren McLean
Council Seat 12023Patrick Bageant
Council Seat 22021Lisa Sánchez
Council Seat 32023Jimmy Hallyburton
Council Seat 42021TJ Thomson
Council Seat 52023Elaine Clegg
Council Seat 62021Holli Woodings
2019 Mayoral Run-Off Election

Information on the December 3, 2019 Mayoral Run-Off Election.

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2019 General Election Information

Information from the November 5, 2019 General Election.

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Information for Candidates

Declaration of candidacy, campaign forms, deadlines, etc.

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Filed Election Documents

Current and Past Candidate Election Documents.

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