Once you receive the ballot, carefully read and follow the instructions.
Sign and date where indicated.
Mail your voted ballot back to the address indicated on the return envelope.
Your voted ballot must arrive by the deadline or it will not be counted.
North Dakota early voting
Early voting start times vary by county.
Early voting ends times vary by county.
North Dakota voter ID
If you are voting in person in North Dakota (including during early voting), you must present one of the following forms of ID (or a combination of IDs) that shows your name, ND address and your birth date at the time you vote:
Current driver’s license or non-driver’s identification card
Tribal government issued identification
Long-term care certificate (provided by ND facility)
Another form of ID that shows your name, ND address, and birth date, such as:
a current utility bill
a current bank statement
a check issued by a federal, state, local, or tribal government
a document issued by a federal, state, local, or tribal government.
If you are not able to show a valid form of ID but assert qualification as an elector, you will be permitted to mark a ballot and bring valid ID following Election Day to have your vote counted.
North Dakota requires you to provide one of the following forms of ID containing your name, residence address, and date of birth when you vote by absentee ballot:
North Dakota form of identification listed above
Military ID – Only for uniformed service or family member stationed away from North Dakota residence.
Passport – Only for North Dakota residents outside the United States.
Attester – An applicant without a valid form of identification may use an attester. The attester must provide his or her name, North Dakota driver’s license, non-driver’s, or tribal identification number, and sign the absentee/mail ballot application form to attest to the applicant’s North Dakota residency and voting eligibility.
Local Election Office: This is the government office responsible for running elections in your region. Theses are the best people to contact if you have any questions at all about voting in your state.