9/13/2020 8:19:00 AM Absentee ballots for State General Election
Voters may apply now for absentee ballots for the upcoming November 3, 2020 State General Election on-line, in-person, by mail, or by submitting a completed application via fax or email.
For information, applications, and a complete list of Cass County in-person absentee ballot locations, contact the Cass County Auditor-Treasurer's Office at 218-547-7210, or visit the Cass County website at www.co.cass.mn.us Elections/Voting link.
Cass County has limited public access to all buildings with courtrooms and court proceedings remaining open. The Cass County Courthouse is located at 303 Minnesota Ave W, Walker, Minnesota. Voters and Election business should enter through the North entrance. All other in-person County business must be conducted from the Law Enforcement Center entrance. Starting September 18th, 2020 Election business hours are 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. All absentee ballot locations will have extended hours for absentee voting for the upcoming general election on Saturday, October 31st from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., and on Monday November 2nd until 5:00 p.m. Assistive voting equipment is available at all in-person absentee voting locations. For all other absentee ballot locations besides the Cass County office please contact the local government for their entrance policy.
Absentee ballots do not require a "witness" this year unless they are for non-registered voters. A witness may be any registered voter of Minnesota, including a spouse or relative; a notary public; or any person having authority to administer an oath. The witness must include a complete street address and sign the voter's absentee ballot envelope for the ballot to be accepted.
Voters in mail ballot precincts not currently registered to vote may pre-register no later than October 13th, in person by 5:00 p.m. or midnight online to have a ballot mailed to them automatically, or after that date may register and apply to vote absentee ballot or vote in-person on election day no later than 8:00 p.m., November 3rd, 2020.
Visit mnvotes.sos.state.mn.us to register or to check registration status online, apply for an absentee ballot by mail, view sample ballots, and to access important voter information.