NOTICE OF MAIL BALLOT PROCEDURES

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 NOTICE OF MAIL BALLOT PROCEDURES

FOR VOTERS IN PENNINGTON COUNTY FOR THE PRECINCTS LISTED BELOW

 

The following precincts located in Pennington County have elected to vote by mail ballot procedure in statewide elections as authorized under Minnesota Statues 204B.45. All other precincts vote at their designated polling places on election day.

Townships Townships      Cities    
Black River Bray Goodridge
Kratka Mayfield St. Hilaire
Cloverleaf Numedal  
Deer Park Reiner  
Goodridge Twp River Falls  
Wyandotte    

 

For 2022 statewide elections, the election dates and the corresponding dates that ballots will be mailed to all registered voters in mail ballot precincts are:

Statewide Primary Election:  August 9th, 2022

Ballot Mailing Dates:  June 24th – July 26th, 2022

Statewide General Election:  November 8th, 2022

Ballot Mailing Dates:  September 23rd – October 25th, 2022

Each voter registered by July 19th, 2022 for the Statewide Primary Election, and/or October 18th, 2022 for the Statewide General Election will be mailed a ballot automatically.

Eligible voters not pre-registered by the dates noted, or pre-registered voters wishing to receive their ballot at a temporary address may contact the County Auditor’s Office by phone, mail or in person for an absentee ballot application.

All ballots may be returned by mail (a postage prepaid return envelope is included when the ballots are mailed), or may be delivered in person, or delivered by designated agent to:

Pennington County Auditor-Treasurer

101 Main Avenue North

P.O. Box 616

Thief River Falls, MN 56701

Ballots must be received no later than 8:00 p.m. on election day in order to be counted.  Normal business hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

In addition to the normal hours, extended hours for mail ballot voting are:

Statewide Primary Election:  Saturday, August 6th, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; Monday, August 8th, 2022 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.;

Statewide General Election:  Saturday, November 5th, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; Monday, November 7th, 2022 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.;

The polling place for this election will be at the Pennington County Auditor-Treasurer’s Office.

The polls will be open:

Statewide Primary Election:  Tuesday, August 9th, 2022 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Statewide General Election:  Tuesday November 8th, 2022 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

At least one Omni Ballot marking device will be available at that polling place that permit persons with disabilities to vote privately and independently and that permit any voter to submit their ballot to be automatically checked and corrected for voting errors prior to being cast and counted.

All mail ballots will be counted at the Pennington County Government Center after 8:00 p.m. on the respective election dates.

Additional information is available by contacting the Pennington County Auditor-Treasurer’s Office at (218) 683-7000.

 

Dated 31st day of May, 2022.

By order of Pennington County

Jennifer Herzberg

 


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