Who we elect matters.

Conservation Voters for Idaho is the only conservation organization in Idaho that directly influences the outcome of elections. We work tirelessly to ensure Idahoans can depend on their elected officials to advance conservation policy while in office.

Endorse Candidates

Each year, CVI selects, endorses, and works to elect the best conservation candidates who will protect Idaho's clean air and water, open space, thriving democracy, and healthy communities.

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Train Candidates

We know running for office can seem daunting, which is why we're here to lower the barriers to run and give you the tools you need to succeed. Find out when our next candidate training opportunity will be held.

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Support Candidates

Are you interested in running for office, but don't know where to start? We provide election expertise and work with candidates one-on-one so they feel ready, qualified, and eager to run for office.

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2022 Primary Election Voter Guide

The 2022 elections will define Idaho politics and conservation policy for years to come. Nearly every state office will be up for election – from the governor to all 105 legislators. This guide includes which top candidates are running for congressional, statewide, and legislative offices with their stances on issues related to conservation, clean air and water, public lands, and voting rights.

Election News

Bilingual voter resource website launches ahead of primary election

New website provides Idaho voters with bilingual information to vote in the May 17 primary…

Five Reasons Why Idaho’s Voting Process Should be Celebrated

You might be surprised to learn that Idaho is a national leader when it comes…

A Look at the 2021 Municipal Election: From the Desk of CVI Executive Director

This summer, due to the continuing impacts of climate change, Idahoans everywhere experienced record heat…