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Observer/Advocate
P.O. Box 429
Mt. Lake, MN 56159
Phone: 507-427-2725
Fax: 507-427-2724


Voters wishing to use an

absentee ballot for the Nov.

4 general election will be

able to do so this Friday.

An application for a

ballot is available online.

It is not necessary to be a

registered voter to request

a ballot.

Ballots will be mailed

once the application is

received.

A witness another registered

Minnesota voter or

a notary from any state

must be present to sign the

ballot signature envelope to

confirm that the ballot was

delivered blank and that it

was marked in private.

For those not yet registered,

a voter registration

application will be included.

Voters must show the witness

an accepted proof of

residence.

The ballot must be returned

on or before Election

Day.

Voters can request, receive

and cast an absentee

ballot in one visit to Cottonwood

County Auditor-

Treasurer, 900 Third Ave. in

Windom, Monday through

Friday during normal business

hours, the last Saturday

before Election Day

from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and

the day before Election Day

until 5 p.m.

Voters not registered will

need to complete a voter

registration form and show

proof of residence at the

elections office.

Voters in the military

and citizens living outside

the United States must use

a different process to vote

absentee.

Voters can submit a form

to the county election office

to have an absentee ballot

application automatically

mailed to them before each

election. Applications are

mailed at least 60 days before

an election.

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