By 11:38 p.m., 39 of the 40 precincts black boxes were checked into the election room Tuesday night, Nov. 8. The first reporting precinct was Long Prairie at 8:42 p.m. with 62 new registrants. The precinct recorded an unofficial 86 percent turnout. The final precinct to arrive was Staples reporting in at 1:30 a.m., with nearly 200 new registrants. (Staples World photos by Janice Winter)

Todd County Election Administrators

At election site central for Todd County, Minnesota were the Election Administrators, trained by the State of Minnesota. Following the close of voting, the 40 precincts in Todd County report to the Election Room located in the Main Street Government Center in Long Prairie. Voting boxes are checked in, registered and computed into the state and national registry. Todd County will canvass the votes on Thursday, Nov. 17 at 9 a.m. at the Historic Courthouse in Long Prairie.

Above left to right: The election administration team for Todd County, Becky Jager, Deputy Auditor Treasurer; Denise Gaida, Todd County Auditor Treasurer; Jolene Sabrowsky, Deputy Auditor Treasurer; Candace Perish, Deputy Auditor Treasurer; and Patti Pechan, Deputy Auditor Treasuer.


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Staples World

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 100 Staples, MN 56479 Telephone: (218) 894-1112 - Fax: (218) 894-3570 Toll Free: 1-888-894-1112 E Mail:;

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