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
                                                                                   2020 Candidate Information

Candidate Filings for Benton County Offices

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Upcoming Election Dates and Information

Primary Election

Date: August 11, 2020
* This is based on current law.  Be aware that the Legislature and/or the Governor may take actions that could affect some of these processes due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

What’s on my ballot? 


Election Day Voting:
Regular polling places will be open on August 11th from 7 AM-8 PM.


Absentee (early) Voting:

Apply to receive an absentee(early) ballot by mail for this election.  Ballots will be sent beginning in late June.

Apply online:

2020 Absentee Ballot Application-Online

Apply on Paper:

2020 Absentee Ballot Application-Paper

Completed applications should be mailed to:

Benton County Elections
PO Box 129
Foley, MN 56329

or emailed to:
elections@co.benton.mn.us

If you live in the mail ballot precincts of City of Gilman, Langola Township, City of Royalton, or City of Sauk Rapids P-6 and you are registered to vote at your current address, you will automatically be sent a mail ballot. by non forwardable mail to your home address.

Notice of Mail Ballot Procedures for the August Primary Election

General Election

Date: November 3, 2020
* This is based on current law.  Be aware that the Legislature and/or the Governor may take actions that could affect some of these processes due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Election Day Voting:
Regular polling places will be open on November 3rd from 7 AM-8 PM.

Click this link to find your polling place

Absentee (early) Voting:

Apply to receive an absentee ballot by mail for this election.  Ballots will be sent beginning in late September.

Apply online:

2020 Absentee Ballot Application-Online

Apply on Paper:

2020 Absentee Ballot Application-Paper

Completed applications should be mailed to:

Benton County Elections
PO Box 129
Foley, MN 56329

or emailed to:
elections@co.benton.mn.us


If you live in the mail ballot precincts of City of Gilman, Langola Township, City of Royalton, or City of Sauk Rapids P-6 and you are registered to vote at your current address, you will automatically be sent a mail ballot by non forwardable mail to your home address.


 


Relocation of Polling Places

The following polling places have been relocated:

City of Sartell Precinct 2

Solid Rock Family Church

301 1st Ave NE

Sartell, MN 56377

City of Sauk Rapids Precinct 2

Sauk Rapids Government Center

City Council Chambers

250 Summit Ave N

Sauk Rapids, MN 56379

City of St Cloud Ward 2 Precinct 1

Eastside Boys & Girls Club

320 Raymond Ave NE

St Cloud, MN 56304

City of St Cloud Ward 2 Precinct 3

Eastside Boys & Girls Club

320 Raymond Ave NE

St Cloud, MN 56304

Updated voter registration cards will be mailed to affected voters at least 25 days prior to the August 11th Primary Election.



New Election Equipment starting 2020

Benton County has new election equipment for 2020 and future years.  We have implemented the DS200 Tabulator by Election Systems & Software.

Register to Vote


Voter Registration Information

Am I Registered to Vote?

Register to Vote Online

Register to Vote On Paper

Register to Vote-Military or Abroad

Time off Work to Vote


How do I become an election judge?

Election judges are appointed by the cities and townships.

To inquire about becoming an election judge, contact the city or township you would like to serve in.

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.

Township and City Contact Information

Township Officers-Contact the Town Clerk

City of Foley

City of Gilman

City of Rice

City of Sauk Rapids

City of St Cloud

City of Sartell

City of Royalton


Elected Officials:

State and Federal Representatives

Who Represents Me?

Township Officials

Township Officials