Election Information

Auditor's Role

The Auditor serves as the chief elections officer. Training election judges, printing ballots, administering elections, absentee voting and keeping the voter registration files up to date are all duties of this office.

Current election information for the State of Minnesota can be found on the Secretary of State's website. Find a list of candidates specific to your location. Simply enter your zip code, and then your address to see the list of candidates and an actual sample ballot.

Mail Ballot Information

Voters in Cedar Mills City & Township, Cosmos City & Township, Danielson Township and Harvey Township will vote entirely by mail in upcoming State and Federal elections.  More mail ballot information may be found by clicking here. If you have additional questions please contact the Auditor's Office at 320-693-5212.

Special Elections

The following special elections will be held in 2019.  If you wish to vote by absentee ballot you will need to complete an Absentee Ballot Application and deliver it to the appropriate voting center.  The Online Regular Absentee Ballot Application is not available for these elections.  Absentee voting begins September 20, 2019.

November 5, 2019:

Independent School District #465 - Litchfield- questions regarding the ballot should be directed to Beckie Simenson, Superintendent, or Jesse Johnson, Business Manager, at Litchfield Public Schools, Telephone: 320-693-2444.  
If you wish to vote by absentee ballot you will need to complete an Absentee Ballot Application and either mail or deliver the application to the Meeker County Auditor at 325 North Sibley Avenue, Litchfield MN 55355.  For those coming to the Courthouse, our office is located on the 3rd level (street level).  If you have questions regarding absentee voting you may contact the Auditor's Office at 320-693-5212.  

Independent School District #423 - Hutchinson - questions regarding the ballot should be directed to Tina Vorlicek at the District Office, Telephone: 320-587-2860.  If you wish to vote by absentee ballot please contact Melissa Starke at the City Office, Telephone:  320-587-5151.

Independent School District #876 - Annandale - questions regarding the ballot or absentee voting should be directed to the District Office, Telephone: 320-274-5602.