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Voting & Elections

Voting & Elections

Dakota County is responsible for the overall administration of elections held within the county. These duties include:

  • Training municipal clerks and election judges in election law, rules and procedures.
  • Printing all ballots, programming all automatic tabulating and assistive voting equipment.
  • Maintaining all voter registration and voter history records for the county.
  • Ensuring all campaign finance requirements are met.
  • Reporting all election results to the state of Minnesota.
  • Administering absentee ballots.
  • Maintaining all election equipment.

Last updated: 11/18/2013 9:21 AM