City Election Information

Welcome to the City of Coeur d’Alene’s Election Services Web site. My goal as the City Clerk is to provide basic information to anyone who is interested in the City of Coeur d’Alene’s election process.

If you cannot find an answer to your questions on this web page, please feel free to ask me any questions that you may have regarding the City’s election process. I can be reached via e-mail at, phone at 769-2231 or by fax at 769-2348

Renata McLeod, City Clerk, CMC


General Election 2017

NEXT ELECTION DATE: November 7, 2017

POSITIONS UP FOR ELECTION:  Mayor & 3 City Council positions

COUNCILMEN UP FOR ELECTION: The incumbents up for the 2017 City Election are Council Seat 2: Amy Evans, Council Seat 4: Woody McEvers, and Council Seat 6: Kiki Miller.

HOW CITY COUNCILMEN ARE ELECTED: City elections are classified as "by seat," which means a candidate must declare which seat number they are running for. City elections do not run by political affiliation.

CANDIDATES: Any qualified elector living within the city limits of Coeur d’Alene may become a candidate by submitting the declaration of candidacy and petition of candidacy, or by submitting their declaration as a write-in candidate.

QUALIFIED ELECTOR FOR CITY ELECTIONS: A qualified elector is anyone who has registered to vote and has resided within the city limits at least 30 days prior to election.


ABSENTEE VOTING: In person: Any qualified elector may vote absentee. Please visit the Kootenai County website for dates and times that absentee ballots are accepted.   

WHERE TO VOTE/VOTING PRECINCTS: The listing of voting precincts and their polling places will be published in the Coeur d’Alene Press approximately two weeks prior to Election Day. If you would like to find out where to vote, please go to

NOTE:  Please remember that you must file your Appointment of Political Treasurer form prior to any expenditure or receipt of funds.  All Declarations must be received and certified by 5:00 September 8, 2017


The 2015 CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTING MANUAL:  Click Here.  (to be updated in 2017)

CANDIDATE FORMS: As a convenience to candidates running for city office, the following forms may be filled in online and printed out for your use. 




Please SCROLL DOWN to the bottom of the page for blank Campaign Disclosure documents. 

2016 Annual Financial Disclosure Reports

2015 Election - Financial Disclosure Reports

2015 Political Treasurer

2015 Declaration of Candidacy 

2015 Annual Financial Disclosure Reports

2015 Bond Election Financial Disclosure Reports

2013 Campaign Financial Disclosure Reports

2012 Campaign Financial Disclosure Reports 

2011 Campaign Financial Disclosure Reports

2010 Campaign Financial Disclosure Reports

2009 Candidate Financial Disclosure Reports

Campaign Finance Reporting Forms