Upcoming Election Dates and Information
Date: March 3, 2020
Voting Information:View my Sample Ballot:
Election Day Voting:
Regular polling places will be open on March 3rd from 7 AM-8 PM.
Mail Ballot Precincts
Benton County registered voters in Langola Township, City of Gilman, City of Royalton, and City of Sauk Rapids P-6 will be receiving mail ballots.
The initial mailing will be sent February 4, 2020.
Absentee (early) Voting:
Vote Absentee (early) by Mail:
Complete either the online application or the paper application(see links below) and receive your absentee ballot by mail. Absentee ballots will be mailed beginning January 17th.
In-person absentee (early) voting:
Date: March 10, 2020
Primary ElectionDate: August 11, 2020
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Regular polling places will be open on August 11th from 7 AM-8 PM.
General ElectionDate: November 3, 2020
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Regular polling places will be open on November 3rd from 7 AM-8 PM.
- Polling locations previously located at Mississippi Heights Elementary and Pleasantview Elementary School have been relocated.
- Registered voters in these precincts will be receiving voter registration cards by mail with the updated polling location information around the 1st of February. This is effective beginning with the March 3rd Presidential Nomination Primary and all future elections.
New Election Equipment starting 2020
Benton County has new election equipment for 2020 and future years. We will be implementing the DS200 Tabulator by Election Systems & Software.
Voters can stop by the Auditor-Treasurer’s office between January 21st and March 2nd for a demonstration of the new election tabulator from 8 AM-4:30 PM Monday through Friday.
Voter Registration Information
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.
State and Federal Representatives
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|Pete Skwira||County Sheriff
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|Marilyn Novak||County Recorder||View Financial Reports|
|Dennis Niess||County Commissioner District 2||View Financial Reports|
|Miles Seppelt||County Commissioner District 2||View Financial Reports|
|Edward Popp||County Commissioner District 2||View Financial Reports|
|Jim McMahon||County Commissioner District 3||View Financial Reports|
|Philip Miller||County Attorney||View Financial Reports|
|Karri Thorsten||County Auditor-Treasurer||View Financial Reports|