On Tuesday, May 20, 2014, Greg Collett formally challenged the entry of Judge Edward Lodge's name as it appeared in the election register, noting the reason as "does not live in the district". According to Idaho Code 34-431, any registered elector may challenge an entry in the election register at the time of any election.
When an entry is challenged in the election register, the county clerk is required to mail an inquiry to the challenged elector, who then has the option to respond. If the response does not satisfy the clerk, a hearing is scheduled so the challenged elector can present evidence of qualification. If the challenged elector fails to make the statement, or if the clerk determines at the conclusion of the hearing that the registration is not valid, the clerk is required to cancel the registration.
The Lodges have been living in District 10 since 2011, waiting for a new home to be built on their property in District 11 after their former home was donated and removed from the property. Collett maintains that Lodge's property does not meet the definition of "Residence" as provided for in law, therefore, his voter registration is invalid.