Election Notices


                       INSTRUCTIONS TO THE VOTERS




Any voter who can't mark a ballot because the voter has a physical disability or can't read, may ask any person he or she chooses to help the voter vote.

Any voter may ask for instruction in the proper procedure for voting.

Any voter at the polling place prior to 7:00 p.m. is allowed to cast a ballot.


If your voting rights have been violated, you may call the person in charge of the election at 605-772-4671, the Secretary of State at 888-703-5328, or your state's attorney.


Any person who is convicted of a felony on or after July 1, 2012, loses the right to vote. However, any such person may register to vote following the completion of the person's felony sentence.


Any person who is convicted of a felony on or before June 30, 2012, and who receives a sentence of imprisonment to the adult penitentiary system, including a suspended execution of sentence, loses the right to vote. Any such person so sentenced may register to vote following completion of the person's sentence. Further information is available at https://sdsos.gov/.




Anyone who makes a false statement when voting, tries to vote knowing he or she is not a qualified voter, or tries to vote more than once has committed an election crime.




          Voter registration for the Primary Election to be held on June 4th will close on May 20, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. Failure to register by this date will cause forfeiture of voting rights for this election. If you are in doubt about whether you are registered, check the Voter Information Portal at www.sdsos.gov or call the county auditor at 605-772-4671.

          Registration may be completed during regular business hours at the county auditor's office, municipal finance office, secretary of state's office, and those locations which provide driver's licenses, SNAP, TANF, WIC, military recruitment, and assistance to the disabled as provided by the Department of Human Services. You may contact the county auditor to request a mail-in registration form or access a mail-in form at www.sdsos.gov.

          Any voter who needs assistance, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may contact the county auditor for information and special assistance in voter registration.


Rebecca Mommaerts, Auditor

Miner County


The 2024 primary election will be held on Tuesday, June 4, from 7:00am to 7:00pm.  Absentee ballots will be available April 19 through 5:00pm Monday, June 3.  Voter registration deadline for the 2024 primary election is 5:00pm, Monday, May 20.  You may absentee vote by contacting the Auditor's Office of the Miner County Courthouse, or request an absentee ballot by mail.  Your ballot must be received back in the Auditor's office by 3:00pm on June 4th to be counted!  In the event of confinement because of sickness or disability, a qualified voter may apply in writing and obtain an absentee ballot by authorized messenger, even on election day.  Any application for a ballot by authorized messenger must be received by the person in charge of the election by 3:00pm the day of the election.  Contact the Auditor's office for additional information!  

To check your voter registration, find where your polling place will be on Election Day, and/or view your sample ballot, visit https://vip.sdsos.gov/VIPLogin.aspx



Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Miner County Auditor

PO Box 86

Howard, SD 57349

Phone:  (605) 772-4671

Fax:       (605) 772-4203

Email: minerauditor@minercountysd.org


Physical Address: 

Miner County Courthouse

Park Ave. & Main St

401 N. Main St.

Howard, SD 57349

2nd Floor


Office Hours: 

8:00am-12:00pm & 1:00pm-5:00pm

Monday - Friday