Absentee ballots available
Voters may apply now for absentee ballots for the upcoming Aug. 9, 2016 statewide primary election online, in person, by mail, or by submitting a complete application via fax or email.
For information, application forms, in person absentee voting and a complete list of absentee locations, contact the auditor’s office in the county in which your reside. In Cass County call 218-547-7260 or visit the Cass County website at www.co.cass.mn.us Elections/Voting link. Normal business hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The office is located at the Cass County Courthouse, 303 Minnesota Avenue West in Walker.
Hours may differ at other county auditor’s offices.
Absentee ballots require a witness. A witness may be any registered voter of Minnesota, including a spouse or relative; a notary public; or any person having authority to administer an oath. The witness must include a complete street address and sign the voter’s absentee ballot envelope in order for the ballot to be accepted.
All absentee ballot locations will have extended hours for absentee voting for the statewide primary election on Saturday, Aug. 6, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.; and on Monday, Aug. 8, until 5 p.m. Assistive voting equipment is available at all in-person absentee voting locations.
Voters in mail ballot precincts not currently registered to vote may apply in advance to vote by absentee ballot, or in person on election day no later than 8 p.m. on Aug. 9., 2016.