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Posted on: January 19, 2024

Absentee Voting Open for Presidential Primary

A message from Wright County Elections:

Today (Friday, Jan.) 19 will be the first day of the 46-day absentee voting period. Eligible Wright County voters will be able to begin casting their ballots for the 2024 Presidential Nominating Primary. Voters may request an absentee ballot by contacting Wright County Elections directly or by completing the online request form at www.mnvotes.org. Voters are also able to visit the Wright County Government Center where they can cast an in-person absentee ballot. Please visit the Finance and Taxpayer Services Counter on the first floor of the Wright County Government Center to cast your in-person absentee ballot. The Government Center is open to serve voters from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

How to Request a Ballot 

The easiest way to request an absentee ballot to vote by mail is to visit the Minnesota Secretary of State’s online absentee ballot application page.  

Download a paper copy and email to elections@co.wright.mn.us or mail completed paper application to:

Finance and Taxpayer Services – Elections

Suite 1400

3650 Braddock Avenue NE

Buffalo, MN 55313

If you received a ballot in the mail but you would like to deliver it in-person to the Wright County, you may do so. You may also deliver up to three ballots from other Wright County voters to Wright County Elections. If you deliver ballots for other voters, please bring a picture ID with you because your information will need to be recorded per Minnesota Statutes. 

If you are registered to vote in one of the following cities, please visit your city hall to cast an in-person absentee ballot (Albertville, Delano, Monticello, Otsego and St. Michael).

Avoid Common Mistakes

Avoid the common mistakes listed below to ensure that your ballot is accepted and counted.

  1. Don't leave the witness section blank or incomplete. Witness signatures were not required in 2020 because of the pandemic, all absentee ballots for the 2024 elections must be witnessed by an eligible Minnesota voter or certified notary.
  2. Read the instructions provided.
  3. Use a blue or black ink pen to mark your ballot.
  4. Use the same ID number (driver’s license or state ID or the last four digits of your Social Security number) on your signature envelope that you used on your application. It's a good idea to put down both numbers in both places.
  5. Remember to sign the white signature envelope.

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