NOTICE TO VOTERS
Published 9:50 am Monday, April 4, 2022
NOTICE TO VOTERS OF MAIL BALLOT PROCEDURES
SPECIAL ELECTION FOR CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 1
This notice is provided to voters in the following precincts:
Bath Township City of Hollandale
Carlston Township City of Manchester
City of Conger City of Myrtle
City of Geneva City of Twin Lakes
City of Hayward
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Based on previous action by your city council or town board, all elections held in conjunction with a federal, state, or county election are conducted exclusively by mail. Local polling places in your city/township will not be open on Election Day.
ELECTION BALLOTS WILL BE MAILED TO ALL REGISTERED VOTERS IN THE ABOVE NOTED PRECINCTS FOR THE SPECIAL ELECTION FOR CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 1.
For the 2022 Special Congressional District 1 Election, the election date and corresponding date that ballots will be mailed to all registered voters in mail ballot precincts by Freeborn County Elections are:
Special Congressional District 1 Primary Election: May 24, 2022
Special Congressional District 1 Primary Ballot Mailing Date: April 25, 2022
Special Congressional District 1 General Election: August 9, 2022
Special Congressional District 1 General Ballot Mailing Date: July 11, 2022
Each voter registered by 5:00 p.m. May 3, 2022 for the Special Congressional District 1 Primary Election and/or 5:00 p.m. July 19, 2022 for the Special Congressional District 1 General Election will be mailed a ballot automatically. The ballot mailed to you is your OFFICIAL BALLOT. Instructions for marking and returning the ballot for counting will be included in each mailing. Please note the instruction will require you to have a witness for voter certification at the time of completing your ballot.
Ballots are sent by non-forward able mail; therefore a registered voter who will be absent from their permanent address during the mailing period and wants to receive their ballot at a temporary address must contact our office at the address, telephone number or email address below and request an absentee ballot application; or complete an on-line absentee ballot application at http://mnvotes.org
Eligible voters who are not pre-registered by the date noted above and wish to vote in the State Election, should contact our office at the address, telephone number or email address below and request an absentee ballot application or complete an on-line absentee ballot application at http://mnvotes.org
All ballots must be returned by postage paid return mail, in person or designated agent to the address below prior to 8:00 p.m. on Election Day in order to be counted.
Ballots will be accepted Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., in addition our office will be open, Saturday, May 21, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. and August 6, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
The polling place for this election will be at the Freeborn County Government Center.
The polls will be open:
Special Congressional District 1 Primary Election: Tuesday, May 24, 2022 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Special Congressional District 1 General Election: Tuesday, August 9, 2022 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
At least one assistive voting ballot marker will be available at the polling place that permits people with disabilities to vote privately and independently.
All mail ballots will be counted after 8:00 p.m. on Election Day at the Freeborn County Government Center.
FREEBORN COUNTY AUDITOR-TREASURER’S OFFICE
411 BROADWAY AVENUE SOUTH
ALBERT LEA, MINNESOTA 56007
If you have any questions, please contact the office at (507) 377-5121 or by fax at (507) 377-5175.
We are also available by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Pat Martinson, Freeborn County Auditor-Treasurer
Dated this 25th day of March 2022.