To vote in North Dakota, a person must be:
1. A United States citizen;
2. At least 18 years old on the day of the election;
3. A North Dakota resident; and
4. A resident in the precinct for at least 30 days preceding the election.
For the purposes of voting, a person may have only one residence, shown by an actual fixed permanent dwelling, or any other abode. Residency in North Dakota is defined in North Dakota Century Code, Section 54-01-26 which states:
Every person has in law a residence. In determining the place of residence, the following rules must be observed: It is the place where one remains when not called elsewhere for labor or other special or temporary purpose, and to which he or she returns in seasons of repose. There can be only one residence. A residence cannot be lost until another is gained The residence can be changed only by the union of act and intent.
(NDCC § 16.1-01-04.1)
Date of Birth
For more information see ID Required for Voting
To get an absentee or mail ballot application, answer the questions, print out the form generated, sign and date it, and send it to your County Auditor at the address given. Your ballot will be sent to you; mark it and return it to the County Auditor no later than Monday, November 5, 2018.
Election Day is November 3rd, 2020
Important election dates can be found in the North Dakota Election Calendar
Contest of Election
1-888-VE-Y-VOTA (en Español)
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Librarians from the Government Documents Round Table (GODORT), a Round Table of the American Library Association (ALA), created these reference guides. These guides are intended for informational purposes only and are not in any way intended to be legal advice.