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Idaho Statutes Title 34. Elections § 34-219. Investigation of candidate qualifications

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<Text of section added by S.L. 2022, ch. 81, § 2. See, also, another § 34-219, entitled “Judicial review--Election results,” as added by S.L. 2022, ch. 73, § 1, codified as § 34-219[34-220].>

(1) Upon the request of a registered voter, the secretary of state or a county clerk shall investigate the legal qualifications of a candidate for office and shall exclude from the ballot a candidate who fails to satisfy the legal qualifications for the office being sought. A person excluded from the ballot pursuant to this subsection may challenge such exclusion in the district court in which the person's residence for voting purposes is located.

(2) The secretary of state or a county clerk may establish a deadline by which a request made pursuant to subsection (1) of this section must be filed, which deadline shall not be earlier than fourteen (14) days following the deadline to file a declaration of candidacy pursuant to section 34-704, Idaho Code.

(3) Upon the request of the secretary of state or a county clerk, the state or a political subdivision shall provide information within the state's or the political subdivision's possession that is needed to ascertain the legal qualifications of a candidate for office.

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