Voting & Election Information

The Auditor-Treasurer's Office administers the county functions of Federal, State and Local elections. This process involves registration of voters; candidate filings; ballot layout; electronic tabulation programming; election judges training; absentee voting administration; election day signature rosters; election night results; abstracts; maintaining voter history and administering county recounts. This office is a resource to cities, townships and school districts in the election process.

When are elections?

Township elections are held annually on the second Tuesday in March with the exception of Nessel & Lent Townships, which holds their election during the general election in November.

    • 2019  Township Election:  Tuesday March 12, 2019

Federal, State, and City elections are held every two years.

  • Primary Elections are the second Tuesday in August.
    • 2020 Primary Election:  Tuesday August 11, 2020
  • General Elections are on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November.
    • 2020 General Election:  Tuesday November 3, 2020


  Office of the Secretary of State

 The MN Secretary of State's Office is a valuable resource for Elections

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