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 ELECTIONS:

Township Election-March 14, 2023

2023 Township Election Candidates

Voting Hours:

Township elections are administered by your township clerk.  Voting hours may vary between townships.  Minimum voting hours on Township Election Day are 5:00PM to 8:00PM.  

Absentee Voting:

Absentee voting for the township election will run from February 10th through March 13th.  Township clerk offices will also be open on Saturday, March 11th from 10:00 AM to noon for in-person absentee voting.  In order to receive an absentee ballot, you will need to complete an absentee ballot application which you can download at the following link:  2023 Minnesota Absentee Ballot Application   You will need to print the application, complete it, and provide the application to your town clerk to receive an absentee ballot.   

Township Clerk Contact Information:

If you have questions or need to request an absentee ballot, you should contact your township clerk.  A list of the township officers and their contact information is available at the following link:

Township Officer Contact Information

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How do I become an election judge?

Election judges are appointed by the cities and townships where they serve.

Contact the City or Town where you would like to serve as an election judge to apply.

Qualifications for becoming an election judge:

  • You must be eligible to vote in Minnesota and able to read, write and speak English. Students 16 and 17 years-old can be election judge trainees.
  • There are restrictions on having relatives serve together as election judges. A relative is defined as a spouse, parent, stepparent, child, stepchild, sibling, or stepsibling.
  • Relatives cannot serve together in the same precinct at the same time. In addition, relatives of a candidate, and anyone who temporarily or permanently lives in the same house as a candidate, cannot serve in the precinct where the candidate is on the ballot.
  • Candidates cannot serve in a precinct where they are on the ballot.

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.

Click here for additional election judge information on the Minnesota Secretary of State's Website.

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