Election Information

Auditor's Role

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

Mail Ballot Information

Voting entirely by mail ballot in State and Federal elections:  Cedar Mills City, Cosmos City, Kingston City, Cedar Mills Township, Cosmos Township, Danielson Township, Darwin Township, Ellsworth Township, Forest City Township and Harvey Township.  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.

Eden Valley-Watkins ISD #463 SPECIAL SCHOOL ELECTION – NOVEMBER 7, 2023

Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Eden Valley Civic Center

171 Cossairt Avenue West

Eden Valley MN

For ISD #463 voters residing in Eden Lake Township, Manannah Township, Paynesville Township, Union Grove Township, Munson Township, Wakefield Township and the City of Eden Valley; Meeker & Stearns Counties, Minnesota


Watkins Village (Community) Hall

110 Central Avenue South

Watkins MN

For ISD #463 voters residing in Luxemburg Township, Forest Prairie Township and the City of Watkins, Meeker & Stearns Counties, Minnesota 


Absentee voting will begin September 22, 2023.  Ballot requests may be made as follows:

In-person absentee voting locations for all ISD #463 (Eden Valley-Watkins) voters:

Eden Valley Civic Center                                       Meeker County Auditor’s Office

171 Cossairt Avenue West                                   325 North Sibley Avenue

Eden Valley MN                                                      Litchfield MN

Mon-Thurs: 8:00 a.m-4:30 p.m.                                          Mon-Fri: 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Fridays:  8:00 a.m.-noon                     


Saturday, November 4, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and  

Monday, November 6, 2023, until 5:00 p.m.


Mailed requests for an absentee ballot may be sent to:  (Must include application for a ballot – click here for application)

Meeker County Auditor, 325 N Sibley Ave., Litchfield MN 55355

Phone:  (320) 693-5212

Election Dates for 2023:

March 14, 2023 - Township 

May 9, 2023 - Special School District 465 Election 

August 8, 2023 - Special Bond Election District 876 (Annandale)

November 7, 2023 - Special School Election District 463 (Eden Valley-Watkins)