STATE OF MINNESOTA OTTER TAIL COUNTY AUDITOR NOTICE OF PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATION PRIMARY To the Electors of the County of Otter Tail: Pursuant to Minnesota Statute 207A.
STATE OF MINNESOTA OTTER TAIL COUNTY AUDITOR
NOTICE OF PRESIDENTIAL
To the Electors of the County of Otter Tail:
Pursuant to Minnesota Statute 207A.11 and Minnesota Statute 207A.14, Notice is Hereby Given, that a Presidential Nomination Primary will be held in all 92 Precincts located in Otter Tail County, on Tuesday, on Tuesday, the third (3rd) day of March, 2020, for the purpose of nominating candidates for the office of President which will be voted for at the General Election to be held on Tuesday, the third (3rd) day of November, 2020.
Additional Comments Regarding the Presidential Nomination Primary –
Presidential nomination primary voters must be registered to vote pursuant to Minnesota Statute 201.054, Subdivision 1.
Nomination Primary Voters must also request the ballot of the major political party for whose candidate the individual wishes to vote. Polling place election judges must record in the polling place roster the name of the major political party whose ballot the voter requested.
The County Auditor must include the name of the major political party whose ballot the voter requested with the voting history of the nomination primary election.
The major political party ballot selected by a nomination primary voter is private data, except that it will be shared with the chairs of the major political parties in the State of Minnesota.
General Information –
Please note the polls will be open for voting from the hour of seven (7) o’clock a.m. and will remain open for voting until the hour of eight (8) o’clock p.m. except for the following townships that have notified the Otter Tail County Auditor-Treasurer’s office that their polls will open for voting on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 as authorized by Minnesota Statute 204C.05 Subdivision 1a at the times noted below:
Aastad Township10 A.M Amor Township10 A.M.
Blowers Township10 A.M. Bluffton Township8 A.M.
Butler Township10 A.M. Carlisle Township10 A.M.
Corliss Township10 A.M. Dead Lake Township10 A.M.
Effington Township10 A.M. Elmo Township10 A.M.
Folden Township10 A.M. Homestead Township10 A.M.
Inman Township10 A.M. Leaf Mountain Township10 A.M.
Maplewood Twnsp10 A.M. Norwegian Grove Township10 A.M.
Oak Valley Twnsp10 A.M. Orwell Township10 A.M.
Oscar Township*10 A.M. Paddock Township10 A.M.
Parkers Prairie T10 A.M. Star Lake Township10 A.M.
Trondhjem Twnsp10 A.M. Western Township*10 A.M.
Woodside Twnsp10 A.M.
(Note – Under the provisions of Minnesota Statute 204C.05 Subdivision 1a the governing body of a town with less than 500 inhabitants according to the most recent federal decennial census may fix a later time for voting to begin at state primary, special, or general elections, if approved by a vote of the town electors at the annual town meeting. The later time may not be later than 10:00 a.m. for special, primary, or general elections. The above listed townships have notified Otter Tail County of their later time for voting to begin. If your specific township is not listed above and your townships total population is less than 500 according to the most recent census, please contact your township to determine is a later time has been established.)
Should you have any questions regarding the upcoming Presidential Nomination Primary (polling place location, hours for voting, etc.) please feel free to contact the Otter Tail County Voter Registration office at (218) 998-8040 or 8041.
Information regarding your polling place location, the status of your voter registration, a sample ballot as well as absentee ballot information can also be found at
https://mnvotes.sos.state.mn.us/VoterStatus.aspx. General information regarding elections/voting is available at https://www.sos.state.mn.us/elections-voting/.
*Mail Ballot Precincts
Wayne Stein County Auditor-Treasurer
Dated January 31, 2020 Otter Tail County Minnesota