To register in South Dakota you must:
Absentee ballot application deadline:
Received by 5:00 p.m. the day before Election Day, whether delivering in person, by mail, fax or email. You can begin absentee voting 46 days before Election Day.
Voted ballots are due:
Received by the close of polls on Election Day.
Any registered South Dakota voter may apply for an absentee ballot and vote by mail.
You can vote early by submitting an absentee ballot in person. Start times vary by county, but absentee ballots are usually available 46 days before Election Day.
You must provide one of the following forms of photo ID when you vote early or on Election Day:
If you don’t have any of these when you vote early or on Election Day, you can fill out an affidavit confirming your identity and still be allowed to vote.
You must include a copy of one of the following forms of photo ID with your absentee application form when you mail it: