ABSENTEE VOTING AND MAIL BALLOT PRECINCTS
The Lyon County Auditor/Treasurer’s office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM for absentee voting. Absentee voting started on Friday, January 17th and continues through Monday, March 2nd.
The Auditor/Treasurer’s office will also be open for absentee voting on Saturday, February 29th, from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM and will be open until 5:00 PM on Monday, March 2nd. Go to MNvotes.org to register to vote, check your registration, find where to vote, request an absentee ballot, view your sample ballot, and much more - - MNvotes.org. Mail Ballot Precincts and Procedures Sixteen (16) of the thirty-three (33) precincts in Lyon County have elected to vote by mail ballot.
Mail ballot precincts include the cities of Florence, Garvin, Ghent, and Taunton and the townships of Amiret, Coon Creek, Custer, Eidsvold, Fairview, Grandview, Lake Marshall, Lucas, Shelburne, Sodus, Stanley, and Vallers. Ballots were sent to all registered voters in mail ballot precincts on January 31.
A postage-paid return mailing envelope, a ballot secrecy envelope and instructions for marking and returning ballots were included with each ballot. Election officials send ballots to all registered voters using non-forwardable mail. Ballots are sent between 46 to 14 days before the election.
You must be registered to vote at your current address to receive a ballot. All mail ballots require the signature of a witness on the signature envelope. Follow the instructions that are included with your ballot. You can return your ballot by mail, in person or by asking someone else to return it for you (this person cannot deliver more than 3 ballots) to the Lyon County Auditor/Treasurer’s office on the 2nd floor of the Government Center at 607 West Main Street in Marshall.
The address will be printed on the voting materials. Ballots returned in person must be delivered by 8 p.m. on Election Day. Mailed ballots must arrive on or before Election Day.
The polling place for mail ballot precincts is the Auditor/Treasurer’s office and polls will be open on Tuesday, March 3rd from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm. If you are absent from your precinct during the mail balloting period, you can still vote absentee.
Apply online for an absentee ballot application at MNvotes.org. Additional information is available at www.lyonco.org/election-information or by contacting the Lyon County Auditor/Treasurer’s office at 507-537-6724, option 4 or firstname.lastname@example.org.