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General Election


October 26, 2012
Marshall Independent

October 25, 30, 2012


Pre-Registration for the November 6, 2012 General Election ended on October 16, 2012. Any individual that is not registered to vote will need to register on Election Day at your polling location.


Everyone who registers on Election Day must have proof of residence in the precinct. A voter can use one of the methods described below.

1. Voters may use the following ID's With Current Name and Address in Precinct

a. Valid MN Driver's License, MN Learner's Permit or MN ID card or

receipt for any of these that has current name and address in the precinct.

b. Current valid Student ID provided the student appears on Post

secondary Education Housing List.

c. Prior registration in the Precinct with former Name or Address shown on Roster.

d. Notice of Late Registration sent by Auditor/Treasurer's Office.

e. Tribal ID card with Name, Current Address, Signature and Picture issued

by the tribal government of a tribe recognized by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

2. Photo ID Plus a Utility Bill or Fee Statement

a. Photo ID MN Drivers License or MN ID card with former address.

U.S. Passport

U.S. Military ID

Student Photo ID from a Post Secondary School in MN

Tribal ID card with Name, Signature and Picture

b. Acceptable Bills Must have Voter's Name and Current Address in Precinct.

Utility Bill due within 30 Days of Election (regardless electronic or mail)

-Telephone, TV or Internet Service Provider

-Electric, Gas, Water, Garbage, Sewer or Solid Waste

Current Student Fee Statement

Rent Statement dated within 30 days of Election that Itemizes Utilities

3."Vouching" for Residency Oath of a Registered Voter in the Precinct

Please contact the Auditor/Treasurer's Office with any questions at 507-537-6724.

Paula VanOverbeke

Lyon County Auditor/Treasurer Office



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