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North Dakota

North Dakota does not register voters. If you are a resident of North Dakota with a valid ID or driver's license, you're all set.

To vote absentee/by mail:

  • Be registered to vote.
  • You may be able to request an absentee/mail-in ballot online.
  • Otherwise, print out the absentee application form, fill it out, and mail it in to your election official's office. This may require postage..
  • Absentee applications are due by October 30th.  Be sure to get yours in early!
  • Your ballot will be mailed to you.
  • Follow up with your election official's office to make sure you receive your ballot. Contact information for election officials is found here.
  • Your ballot may require postage, a witness signature and/or notary service before you mail it back.  Instructions will be on the ballot itself. 

Track your status! North Dakota Absentee Ballot Tracker

Information current as of 9/1/2022. For the most recent updates, see the Secretary of State's website.