Any registered Sioux Falls voter may vote by absentee ballot. Voters do not need to provide a reason in order to absentee vote. Absentee ballots are available 15 days prior to the Sioux Falls Regular Municipal Election and seven (7) days prior to the Sioux Falls Municipal Runoff Election.
VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT
Voting by Mail
Download and print an Absentee Ballot Application and submit/mail your original, signed application to your county auditor.
If you’ll be requesting an mail-in absentee ballot for the April 10, 2018, election be sure to check “Municipal” in section 4 of the Absentee Ballot Application Form; for a May 1, 2018, runoff election mail-in absentee ballot be sure to check “Any Other”in section 4 of the absentee ballot application.
104 N. Main, Ste 110
Canton SD, 57013-1703
415 N. Dakota Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57104-2465
All registered Sioux Falls voters can vote absentee in-person at the Minnehaha County Auditor’s Office (415 N. Dakota Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57104) once Absentee Voting begins by bringing along a valid photo ID. If a voter does not have a photo ID, they must be given the option to sign a personal identification affidavit and vote a regular ballot.
In the event of confinement because of sickness or disability, a qualified voter may apply in writing and obtain an absentee ballot by authorized messenger. An authorized messenger delivers the ballot from the Minnehaha County Auditor to the qualified voter and then delivers the marked ballot back to the Minnehaha County Auditor. Any application for a ballot by authorized messenger must be received before 3:00 p.m. the day of the election.
2018 REGULAR MUNICIPAL ELECTION – April 10, 2018
Voter Registration Deadline – March 26, 2018
Absentee Voting Begins – March 26, 2018
Deadline to Absentee Vote In Person – By 5 p.m., April 9, 2018
2018 MUNICIPAL RUNOFF ELECTION– May 1, 2018
Voter Registration Deadline – April 16, 2018
Absentee Voting Begins – April 24, 2018
Deadline to Absentee Vote In Person – By 5 p.m., April 30, 2018