Benton County Elections Contact Information
AddressBenton County Elections
531 Dewey St
PO Box 129
Foley, MN 56329
                                                                                   2020 Candidate Information

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Upcoming Election Dates and Information

Primary Election

Date: August 11, 2020
2020 Primary Election Results

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

List of Benton County Polling Places

Absentee (early) Voting:

By Mail: Apply to receive an absentee ballot by mail for this election. 

Ballots will be sent beginning September 18th.  Allow extra time to receive your ballot.

Voters may choose to mail their ballots or bring them in person to the Auditor-Treasurer's office at 531 Dewey St Foley, MN 56329. There is also a secure drop box to the right of the front door of the building where voters may drop off ballots.

Apply online:

2020 Absentee Ballot Application-Online

Apply on Paper:

2020 Absentee Ballot Application-Paper

Completed applications should be mailed or brought in-person to:

Benton County Elections
PO Box 129
Foley, MN 56329

or emailed to:

In Person Absentee Voting:

Benton County residents can vote absentee in person at the Benton County Auditor-Treasurer's office at 531 Dewey St in Foley between September 18th and November 2nd at 5PM.  The absentee voting hours are 8AM to 4:30PM.  Our office will also be open on the Saturday prior to election day from 10:00AM to 3:00PM for in-person absentee voting.

Mail Ballot Precincts:
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.

2020 General Election Ballots will be mailed to residents of mail ballot precincts on October 6th. 

Click the following link for additional information: 

2020 General Election Notice of Mail Ballot Procedures


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

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

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Township Officials

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