Election Information

2018 Election Information

The 2018 City of Minot Election will be June 12, 2018, at the Minot Municipal Auditorium.
Five seats are up for election:
  • Mayor
  • 3 Council Aldermen
  • Municipal Judge
Polls will be open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12 in room 201.

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.

Absentee Ballot Information

In order to obtain an absentee ballot, voters must complete an absentee ballot application and return it to the County Auditor/Treasurer, 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 (701-857-6424), our office will mail a ballot to the address provided.  Voters will be able to obtain a ballot in person by coming to the County Auditor/Treasurer's office at 225 SE 3rd St, Second Floor.  Ballots must be returned to the 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 County Auditor, P.O. Box 5005, Minot North Dakota 58702.