Elections

 2014 Election Information
  

 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, a Consolidated Primary Election will be held at Polling Places in the Precincts in the County of Ward, State of North Dakota.  ALL polls in the County of Ward will be opened at 7 a.m. and continue open until 7:00 p.m.

Early voting for the Primary Election will take place at the Ward County Courthouse in the Ex-Serviceman's Room June 2 -5, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  
The General Election will be held Tuesday, November 4, 2014.  
 
 More information will be added to this section as election details are finalized.
  
Absentee ballots can be obtained by following the instructions below.
 
Voter Information
  • North Dakota is the only state that does not have voter registration.
  • ID is required for Voting.  According to NDCC 16.1-05.07 the identification must include your name, current residential address and date of birth.  Click here for more information.
  • Are you qualified to vote in North Dakota? Click here for more information.
  • If you are a Military or Overseas voter please see Absentee Ballot information below.
 **In order to vote, you need NORTH DAKOTA IDENTIFICATION with your CURRENT Ward County address and your date of birth. **
 
Early Voting

 
Early voting gives voters the opportunity to cast a ballot in person at a designated precinct prior to Election Day.  The procedure of the Early Vote precinct is the some as the Election Day precincts with the voter showing their ID, obtaining and marking a ballot, and feeding the ballot through the scanner to be counted.  All ballots cast at the Early Vote precinct are tabulated on Election night with the results included in the overall total.  
 
Absentee Ballot Information
In order to obtain an absentee ballot voters must complete an absentee ballot application and return it to the Ward County Auditor, P.O. Box 5005, Minot, North Dakota 58702 no later than 5 weekdays prior to the election.  Applications are accepted in person, via mail or fax.  If an application is received through the mail or fax, our office will mail a ballot to the address provided.  Voters will be able to obtain a ballot in person by coming to the Auditor/Treasurer's office.  Ballots must be retuned to our office or postmarked no later than one day prior to the election.
 
Voters not able to personally obtain a ballot may authorize an agent to obtain one for them by filling out an absentee ballot application-agent authorization. This authorizes someone to receive a ballot for another. A particular person is allowed to be an agent for up to three other individuals.

Voters who are uniformed service members, dependents or U.S. citizens living outside the United States may obtain an absentee ballot by filling out a federal post card application and returning it to the Ward County Auditor, P.O. Box 5005, Minot North Dakota 58702. 
 
Precinct Information

        Find your polling place by clicking here
     
        City of Minot Vote Centers 
        City of Minot Precint Map**
        Ward County Precint List
         Ward County Precint Map   
        Minot Air Force Base Precinct Map**

Election Results 
 Available after the polls close on election night

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