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Absentee ballot applications for state primary become available June 24

Absentee ballot locations will extend hours ahead of election.

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CASS COUNTY — Starting Friday, June 24, voters may apply for absentee ballots for the Aug. 9 state primary election.

They may apply online, in person, by mail or by submitting a completed application via fax or email.

The state primary will be a partisan primary and will include all partisan parties on one side of the ballot.

More information, applications, in-person absentee voting and a complete list of Cass County absentee ballot locations are available through the Cass County Auditor-Treasurer’s Office at 218-547-7260, or the Cass County website at www.co.cass.mn.us . Use the "Elections/Voting" link.

Normal business hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The office is located at the Cass County Courthouse, 303 Minnesota Avenue W, Walker.

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Absentee ballots require a witness, who may be any registered voter of Minnesota, including a spouse or relative; a notary public; or any person having authority to administer an oath. The witness must include a complete street address and sign the voter’s absentee ballot envelope for the ballot to be accepted.

All absentee ballot locations will have extended hours for absentee voting for the upcoming general election from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8.

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