The Farming Township Board has elected to vote by mail ballot procedure in the STATEWIDE ELECTIONS. Registered voters will be notified and will automatically be mailed a ballot for the Statewide Elections. If you are a registered voter and did not receive a ballot, OR are not a registered voter but would like a ballot you can get information by contacting the Stearns County Election Division at 320-656-3920, by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by visiting the website at www.co.stearns.mn.us.
The Farming Township Board has elected to vote by mail ballot procedure in the STATEWIDE ELECTIONS. Registered voters will receive information and automatically be mailed a ballot for the Statewide Elections.
If you are not a registered voter you can contact Stearns County by phone at 320-656-3920, by e-mail at email@example.com, or by visiting the website at www.co.stearns.mn.us.
Office of the County Auditor-Treasurer
Stearns County Service Center • 3301 County Road 138 • Waite Park, MN 56387
Phone: 320-656-3920 • Fax: 320-203-6960
Randy R. Schreifels, County Auditor-Treasurer
POSTED NOTICE OF MAIL BALLOT PROCEDURES
TO VOTERS OF STEARNS COUNTY, MINNESOTA
The following precincts located in Stearns County have elected to vote by mail ballot procedure in
Statewide elections as authorized under Minnesota Statues 204B.45. All other precincts vote at their
designated polling places on Election Day.
|Crow River||Melrose||Greenwald||St. Anthony|
|Farming||Munson||Lake Henry||St. Rosa|
|Getty||North Fork||Meire Grove||Spring Hill|
|Lake George||Spring Hill|
For the 2020 statewide elections, the election dates and the corresponding dates that ballots will be mailed to all registered voters in mail ballot precincts are:
|Statewide Presidential Nominating Primary Election:||March 3, 2020||Ballot Mailing Dates:||January 20 – February 21, 2020|
|Statewide Primary Election:||August 11, 2020||Ballot Mailing Dates:||June 22 – July 27, 2020|
|Statewide General Election:||November 3, 2020||Ballot Mailing Dates:||September 28 – October 19, 2020|
Voters registered in this precinct by the following dates will be mailed a ballot automatically:
February 11, 2020 for the Statewide Presidential Nomination Primary Election
July 21, 2020 for the Statewide Primary Election
October 13, 2020 for the Statewide General Election
Eligible voters not pre-registered by the dates listed above may vote by absentee.
Registered voters wishing to receive their ballot at a temporary address may contact the Stearns County Auditor-Treasurer Office to vote by absentee. You may check your voter registration status online at www.mnvotes.org.
To vote by absentee, request an absentee ballot application by one of the following:
- Online at www.mnvotes.org
- By phone (320) 656-3920
- By mail: Stearns County Service Center, at address listed below:
- In person at:
Stearns County Service Center or Stearns County Auditor-Treasurer Office Administration Building
3301 County Road 138 705 Courthouse Square, Rm 148
Waite Park, MN 56387 St. Cloud, MN 56303
8:30 am – 5:00 pm 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Absentee voting begins January 17, 2020 for the Statewide Presidential Nomination Primary, June 26, 2020 for the Statewide Primary, and September 18, 2020 for the Statewide General Election.
Ballots may be returned:
- by mail (a prepaid postage return envelope is included when the ballots are mailed)
- may be delivered in person
- delivered by designated agent to:Stearns County Service Center
3301 County Road 138
Waite Park, MN 56387
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Ballots must be received no later than 8:00 p.m. on Election Day in order to be counted. Normal business hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
In addition to the normal business hours, extended hours for absentee voting are:
Statewide Presidential Nomination Primary Election:
Saturday, February 29, 2020 from 10:00 am to 3:00 p.m.; Monday March 2, 2020 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.;
Statewide Primary Election:
Saturday August 8, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; Monday, August 10, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.;
Statewide General Election:
Saturday, October 31, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; Monday, November 2, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
If you choose to vote in person on Election Day, the designated polling place is:
Stearns County Service Center
3301 County Road 138
Waite Park, MN 56387
Polling hours are from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
At least one assistive voting ballot-marker will be available at that polling place to permit persons with disabilities to vote privately and independently.
All mail ballots will be counted at the Stearns County Service Center after 8:00 p.m. on the respective election dates.
Additional information is available by contacting the Stearns County Auditor-Treasurer Office, Elections Division, by phone (320) 656-3920, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org , or by visiting the website at www.co.stearns.mn.us .
Dated 11th day of December, 2019
By order of
Randy R. Schreifels,
Stearns County Auditor-Treasurer
Township Election/Annual Meeting – March 12, 2019
The results of the election were:
For Supervisor: Dave Robertson 25 votes, Neil Franz 1 vote, John Blenker 1 vote
For Treasurer: Duane Janssen 28 votes
There were 28 voters in the election.
Due to the New Year’s Holiday the January Monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at the usual time and place.
NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION
To the Electors of the Township of
Farming in the County of Stearns, Minnesota:
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN;
That a General Election will be held in all the Election Precincts of the above named Township at:
Farming Community Center
23801 County Rd 42
Richmond, MN 56368
The General Election in said precinct, on November 6, 2018, at which the polls will be open from the hour of 7:00 a.m. to the hour of 8:00 p.m., will be held for the purpose of electing the following officers:
|STATE EXECUTIVE OFFICES
NOTICE OF FILING FOR THE 2018 STATE GENERAL ELECTION
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the terms of the following named officers will expire on the first Monday in January, 2019, and that successors to the said officers are to be voted for at the State General Election to be held on Tuesday, the Sixth day of November, 2018, and that a Primary Election, if necessary, will be held on Tuesday, the Fourteenth day of August, 2018, for the purpose of nominating the candidates specified below.
One United States Senator
One United States Senator (Special Election)
One United States Representative each for the 6th and 7th Districts
STATE EXECUTIVE OFFICES
Governor and Lieutenant Governor
Secretary of State
STATE LEGISLATIVE OFFICES
One State Representative each for Districts 12B, 13A, 13B, 14A, and 14B
Chief Justice (One Seat) (Gildea)
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court (Three Seats)
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Seat 1 (G. Barry Anderson)
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Seat 2 (Chutich)
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Seat 5 (McKeig)
Court of Appeals (Six Seats)
Appellate offices are elected statewide. Where designated, candidates must reside in the congressional district listed for at least one year.
Judge Court of Appeals Seat 2 (Jesson)
Judge Court of Appeals Seat 4 (Tracy M. Smith)
Judge Court of Appeals Seat 6 (Worke) 1st Congressional District
Judge Court of Appeals Seat 7 (Halbrooks) 5th Congressional District
Judge Court of Appeals Seat 12 (Bratvold)
Judge Court of Appeals Seat 14 (Florey) 8th Congressional District
Seventh Judicial District (Ten Seats)
Judge Seventh District Court Seat 1 (Davick-Halfen)
Judge Seventh District Court Seat 5 (Churchwell)
Judge Seventh District Court Seat 6 (Kulick)
Judge Seventh District Court Seat 7 (Mahler)
Judge Seventh District Court Seat 10 (Quinn)
Judge Seventh District Court Seat 16 (Thilmony)
Judge Seventh District Court Seat 17 (Sharon G. Benson)
Judge Seventh District Court Seat 19 (Barbara R. Hanson)
Judge Seventh District Court Seat 20 (Cashman)
Judge Seventh District Court Seat 29 (Wang)
One County Commissioner each for the 1st and 5th Districts
One Soil and Water Conservation Supervisor each for the 1st and 5th Districts
The place of filing for federal offices is the Office of the Secretary of State, State Office Building, Room 180, 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul, MN, 55155-1299. The place of filing for state offices is with the Office of the Secretary of State or with the County Auditor of the county in which the candidate resides. The place of filing for Stearns County offices is the Stearns County Auditor-Treasurer’s office in the Stearns County Administration Center, 705 Courthouse Square, Room 148, St. Cloud, MN, 56303.
Filing begins at 8:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 22, 2018, and ends at 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, 2018, for all offices listed, other than presidential elector candidates.
Note: Filing offices will be closed Monday, May 28, 2018, in observance of Memorial Day.
Candidates may file in person or by mail, if the filing is received during the filing period. Candidates who will be absent from the state during the filing period and meet the requirements of Minnesota Statutes section 204B.09, subdivision 1a, may arrange to file during the seven days immediately preceding the candidate’s absence from the state.
STEARNS COUNTY, MINNESOTA