General Election: November 3, 2020
There are two ways to vote in the November 3, 2020 General Election: absentee ballot or in person.
To vote in the election you must be at least 18 years old by November 3rd, have valid identification, and be a U.S. Citizen. For more information about identification requirements, and to verify your voter information, please visit the Secretary of State's website
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Williams County is now hiring Election Workers such as Clerks, Judges, and Cleaners. For more information, a list of qualifications, and to apply, please click here.
Receiving and returning an Absentee
ballot applications will be mailed to all active voters in Williams County that
have not previously applied for a November ballot. If an individual does not
receive an application in the mail and is unsure if they have already applied
for one, they should contact the Auditor’s Office at 701-577-4500.
last day to return an application via mail to the Auditor's Office; after this
date, deposit the application in a Ballot Box or hand deliver to the Auditor’s
day to hand-deliver or fax (701-577-4510) an application to the Auditor's
Receiving and returning an Absentee Ballot
Office begins to mail ballots
the Auditor's Office if an application was submitted, but a ballot has not yet
day ballots will be mailed to voters
returned via mail must be postmarked
by this date. This does NOT mean put it in the mail that day. If a ballot is
mailed ON November 2nd, there is no guarantee that it will be
postmarked that same day. If mailing on the 2nd, it is advised for
the voter to go to a post office and asked for a hand stamp of the postmark for
that day. It is recommended to return a ballot via USPS at least two weeks before the election; if submitting your ballot within two weeks of the election, it is recommended to use a ballot box.
returned via secure ballot box must
be deposited by 5 pm CT
returned in person to the Auditor's
Office must be received by 5 pm CT
locations (Williston ARC and Tioga Community Center) will be open from 8 am to
7 pm CT