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


Upcoming Election Dates and Information

Township Elections


Date: March 10, 2020

Primary Election

Date: August 11, 2020
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 in late June.

2020 Absentee Ballot Application

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.

General Election

Date: November 3, 2020
Election Day Voting:
Regular polling places will be open on November 3rd from 7 AM-8 PM.

Absentee (early) Voting:

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

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.



City of Sauk Rapids

City of Sauk Rapids-Precincts relocated Starting 2020: 

  • Polling locations previously located at Mississippi Heights Elementary and Pleasantview Elementary School have been relocated.
  • Registered voters in these precincts received 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.

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

Campaign Financial Reports

Name Office Sought
Financial Reports
Troy Heck
County Sheriff
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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