Elections

Benton County Elections Contact Information
Telephone(320)968-5006
AddressBenton County Elections
531 Dewey St
PO Box 129
Foley, MN 56329
Emailelections@co.benton.mn.us
Candidate Filing
Candidate Filing Period:

May 17th at 8:00AM-May 31st at 5:00PM
See the Notice of Candidate Filing for more information.  It can be found at the following link:

Notice of Candidate Filing

View the current list of candidate filings
Notice to residents of Langola Township, City of Gilman, City of Royalton(Benton County), and City of Sauk Rapids P6
Residents of Langola Township, City of Gilman, City of Royalton(Portion located in Benton County), and City of Sauk Rapids P6 are located in a mail ballot precinct which means that ballots for each election are automatically sent to residents registered to vote by nonforwardable mail prior to each election.


Mail Ballots for the August 9th Primary Election will be mailed on July 1st.


 Click on the following link for additional information:  Notice of Mail Ballot Procedures-August 9, 2022 Primary Election
Upcoming Elections
2022  Primary Election

Election Date:  August 9th, 2022
Voting hours: 7:00 AM-8:00 PM
Absentee Voting Period: June 24th-August 8th

Apply for absentee ballot by mail

Please mail applications to: 
Benton County Elections
531 Dewey St
PO Box 129
Foley, MN 56329

2022 General Election

Election Date: November 8th, 2022
Voting hours: 7:00 AM-8:00 PM
Absentee Voting Period: September 23-November 7th

Apply for absentee ballot by mail

Please mail applications to: 
Benton County Elections
531 Dewey St
PO Box 129
Foley, MN 56329

Register to Vote


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How do I become an election judge?

Election judges are appointed by the cities and townships where they serve.

Contact the City or Town where you would like to serve as an election judge to apply.

Qualifications for becoming an election judge:

  • You must be eligible to vote in Minnesota and able to read, write and speak English. Students 16 and 17 years-old can be election judge trainees.
  • There are restrictions on having relatives serve together as election judges. A relative is defined as a spouse, parent, stepparent, child, stepchild, sibling, or stepsibling.
  • Relatives cannot serve together in the same precinct at the same time. In addition, relatives of a candidate, and anyone who temporarily or permanently lives in the same house as a candidate, cannot serve in the precinct where the candidate is on the ballot.
  • Candidates cannot serve in a precinct where they are on the ballot.

If selected by the city or township to serve as an election judge; you will attend a 2 hour training session given by the Benton County Auditor-Treasurer's office once every two years.

Click here for additional election judge information on the Minnesota Secretary of State's Website.

Township and City Contact Information

City of Foley

City of Gilman

City of Rice

City of Sauk Rapids

City of St Cloud

City of Sartell

City of Royalton

Town Clerk Contact Information

Elected Officials:

State and Federal Representatives

Who Represents Me?

Township Officials

Township Officers 2022