2024 Presidential Elections

Presidential Nomination Primary :   March 5, 2024

Absentee voting starts January 19th.  Office is open for voting on March 2nd from 9am to 3pm. Also open until 5pm on March 4th.

                                       POSTED NOTICE OF MAIL BALLOT PROCEDURES
                                  TO VOTERS OF KOOCHICHING COUNTY, MINNESOTA

1. The following precincts located in Koochiching County have elected to vote by mail ballot procedure in statewide elections as authorized under Minnesota Statutes 204B.45. All other precincts vote at their designated polling places on Election Day 

Cities:  Big Falls, Littlefork, Mizpah, Northome

Unorganized Areas:  Dinner Creek, Jameson, Meadowbrook, Scarlett, Central Kooch, Northwest Kooch, Southeast Koochiching, Southwest Koochiching.

2. The 2024 Statewide Presidential Nominating Primary election will be held on March 5, 2024. Ballots will be mailed to all registered voters in mail ballot precincts between January 19th and February 20, 2024. Each voter registered by February 13, 2024, will be mailed a ballot automatically.

3. Eligible voters not pre-registered by the date noted above, or pre-registered voters wishing to receive their ballot at a temporary address may contact the Koochiching County Auditor’s Office by phone, mail or in person for an absentee ballot application.

4. All ballots may be returned by mail (a postage prepaid return envelope is included when the ballots are mailed), or may be delivered in person, or delivered by designated agent to:
Koochiching County Auditor’s Office, 715 4th Street, International Falls, MN 56649
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 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

5. In addition to the normal business hours, extended hours for mail ballot voting are Saturday, March 2, 2024 from 10:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Monday, March 4, 2024 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

6. The polling place for this election will be at Koochiching County Auditor’s Office, 715 4th Street, International Falls, MN. The polls will be open on Election Day, March 5, 20024 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. At least one assistive voting device will be available at this polling place that permits persons with disabilities to vote privately and independently and that permits any voter to submit their ballot to be automatically checked and corrected for voting errors prior to being cast and counted.

7. All mail ballots will be counted at the Koochiching County Board Room, 715 4th Street, International Falls, MN after 8 p.m. on election day.

Additional information is available by contacting the Koochiching County Auditor’s office at 218-283-1112.

Dated this 11th day of December 2023
Joan Nelson
Koochiching County Auditor/Treasurer

August Primary Election:  August 13, 2024

Absentee voting starts June 27th.  Office is open for voting on August 10th from 9am to 3pm.  Also open until 5pm on August 12th.

November General Election:  November 5, 2024

Absentee voting starts September 20th.  Office is open for voting on October 29th until 7pm, November 2nd & 3rd from 9am to 3pm.





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