Elections2020-09-30T12:12:43-05:00

Election Information

PROCTOR RESIDENTS EARLY IN-PERSON VOTING at the St. Louis County Auditor’s Office in the Duluth Courthouse at 100 N. 5th Avenue from September 18 -November 2 on the following dates and times:
Monday – Friday                 8 am – 4:30pm
Saturday, October 31st    10 am – 3 pm
Monday, November 2        8 am – 5 pm
The courthouse is closed due to COVID.  Voters should follow instructions posted at entrances.  Save time by filling out a printed paper absentee ballot application. https://www.sos.state.mn.us/media/2444/english-regular-absentee-ballot-application.pdf.   For information contact St. Louis County Elections at 726-2385.
ELECTION INFORMATION:  
•   Proctor polls will be open for the general election 7:00 am – 8:00 PM November 3 2020.
•   You will need to request an absentee ballot to vote early. The absentee ballot application is online.         sos.state.mn.us follow the “Elections and Voting”  link.
•   You can submit your absentee ballot application online or print the application and mail to St. Louis County Auditor Office 100 North  5th Avenue West, Room 214 Duluth, MN 55802-1293.
•    If you do not have internet access or you cannot download and print the absentee ballot application, call City Hall 218-624-3641 and we will be more than happy to print the application for you to pick up or mail it to you.
•    When you receive your absentee ballot, fill it out and either mail it according to the instructions or hand deliver it to the St. Louis County Auditor’s office drop box at the courthouse in Duluth.  The City of Proctor CANNOT accept absentee ballots on or before the election.
•     Proctor CAN have a ballot drop box but this had to be requested in March. The city has already requested the drop box for the 2021 election and future elections

General Election Tuesday, November 3, 2020

POLLING PLACE INFORMATION:

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Proctor Area Community Center, Council Chambers, 100 Pionk Drive, Proctor, Minnesota

Covid-19 Safety Measures in Place:

  • Masks required for voters and election staff
  • Hand sanitizer will be available
  • Voting stations will be spaced to comply with social distancing requirements
    and have plexiglass safety sheilds
  • Voters in line will be asked to maintain social distancing
  • Pens and pencils will be sanitized after each use
  • Surfaces will be disinfected frequently
  • Voters will enter the north parking lot entrance and will exit through the community center entrance out to Pionk Drive
  • Election staff will frequently wash or sanitize their hands

General Election Information

REGISTRATION ON ELECTION DAY:  Be sure to bring along proof of residence.  As proof of residence, any one of the following is authorized.

  • Valid Minnesota driver’s license or learner’s permit (or receipt for either) showing current address in precinct
  • Valid Minnesota identification card (or receipt) showing current address or one of the above with a former address and a current utility bill
  • Tribal ID
  • A current utility bill with a photo ID card
  • U. S. passport with current utility bill
  • U. S.  military ID card with current utility bill
  • Oath of a voter registered in the precinct, who is not a challenger, signed in the presence of a judge who also signs the oath
  • “Notice of ineffective registration”
  • Valid registration in the same precinct

Students may use:

  • Student ID card fee statement
  • Student registration card with current address on it
  • A certified student list with current address & student photo ID
  • A utility bill with current address & student ID card

QUALIFICATIONS FOR VOTERS:  To vote in any election in Minnesota, you must be:

  • 18 or more years of age on the day of the election
  • A citizen of the United States
  • A resident of the state for at least 20 days

* If you have not voted in the last four years, changed your name or address, you must re-register on Election Day at your precinct.*

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