June 1, 2022

County Voters Will Be Able To Vote At Any Location

County Voters Will Be Able To Vote At Any Location

As voters head to the polls on Tuesday, June 14, they will have the option to vote at any of the polling locations when it comes to national, state, county or local elections. Mountrail County will be using polling centers this year with poll workers having all of the ballots, including those for the individual cities. This year’s ballots have the city elections included, meaning there will not be separate paper ballots for the smaller cities this year. Voters will still need to go to the proper designated location, though, to vote in school board elections. County Auditor Stephanie Pappa says that with electronic poll books, it allows this option for voters. It seems to be more convenient for voters to be able to go to the polling location closest to where they may be on election day. For poll workers, it will mean additional work as they need to make sure that voters have the right ballot. Centralized voting, or voting centers, were used in the November 2020 General Election for the first time in Mountrail County. That election did not include city elections, as those are held in June in conjunction with the Primary Elections. As long as a voter is a Mountrail County resident and has the proper identification, they will be allowed to vote at any center. A North Dakota driver licenses, nondriver ID card, Tribal government issued ID document and long term care identification certificate are the primary methods of identification that are used when voting. Other supplemental address documents can be brought to the voting facility and used for proof of your new address including a current utility bill; a current bank statement;

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