Chief County Election Official
- Officer authorized to accept affidavits of candidacy + monitors campaign finance reporting
- Voter registration record keeping.
- Prepare ballots for use in all elections in 40 county election precincts.
- Secure and distribute to all precincts, supplies and equipment required.
- Hold training sessions before each election for municipal and township clerks and election judges.
VOTE EARLY BY MAIL:
To vote by mail, apply to have an absentee ballot mailed to you. If you have already applied for a General Election ballot, it will be mailed to you as soon as ballots become available.
2020 Election Judge Training
Please print off the 2020 Nobles County Election Judge Training Certification Form below before you begin your training. Once you have completed this form, please return it to the City or Township Clerk who asked you to serve as an Election Judge.
2020 Election Judge Guide (PDF) https://www.sos.state.mn.us/media/2090/election-judge-guide.pdf
(A printed copy of this guide will be in the supply tote at your polling site. If you want a printed copy, call your city/township clerk to request a copy.)
2020 Nobles County Election Judge Training Video Part 1 – Election Day Preparation
2020 Nobles County Election Judge Training Video Part 2 – Polling Stations and Tasks
2020 Nobles County Election Judge Training Video Part 3 – Polling Place Conduct/Closing the Polls
2020 Nobles County Election Judge Training – Last Minute Reminders Document
State of MN Election Judge Training Videos – These videos are from 2014 but they are very good information and even though we now use electronic poll pads instead of paper rosters, and our machines may look a little different, the processes are very similar so the information they provide will be helpful!
Election Judge Training Video Pt. 2 – Setup https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vlp9-ZOv3mE&list=PL1Nit9p6RSZh8aHv5D_CW37mCq9Rl3KS6&index=3&t=0s
Election Judge Training Video Pt. 3 – Setup Equipment https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YY_UoJqLjFY&list=PL1Nit9p6RSZh8aHv5D_CW37mCq9Rl3KS6&index=3
***Our Ballot Counter looks a little different, but the process is the same!
Election Judge Training Video Pt 6 – Demonstration/Ballot Judge https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nVtrQIbM0N8&list=PL1Nit9p6RSZh8aHv5D_CW37mCq9Rl3KS6&index=6
Election Judge Training Video Pt 7 – Ballot Counter Judge https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AH5i5M3NAc4&list=PL1Nit9p6RSZh8aHv5D_CW37mCq9Rl3KS6&index=7
Election Judge Training Video PT 8 – Providing Assistance https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ypEhTDdUVcw&list=PL1Nit9p6RSZh8aHv5D_CW37mCq9Rl3KS6&index=8
***CHANGE FOR 2020 There is no longer a limit to the number of voters you can assist.
Election Judge Training Video Pt 9 – Polling Place Conduct https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JJegfmLmm9s&list=PL1Nit9p6RSZh8aHv5D_CW37mCq9Rl3KS6&index=9
Election Judge Training Video Pt 10 – Challengers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RodLiw5JIOM&list=PL1Nit9p6RSZh8aHv5D_CW37mCq9Rl3KS6&index=10
Election Judge Training Video Pt 11 – Closing the Polls https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eL_O3mfTTCI&list=PL1Nit9p6RSZh8aHv5D_CW37mCq9Rl3KS6&index=11
Poll Pad Electronic Rosters – Courtesy of Blue Earth County!!
Health Care Facility (HCF) Election Judge Training – Courtesy of Blue Earth County!!
Election Calendar Dates:
Poll Pad – On your own work session using the Poll Pad Guide –
Thursday, August 6th 8:15 a.m. (Trained users to practice)
Thursday, August 6th 1:30pm – 3:30 p.m. (New Users)
Primary Election Dates:
June 26th – Early Voting begins for Primary Election
August 10th – Totes ready for pick up by designated Head Judge/Clerk – 9 AM to 4 PM; Ballot Boxes will be delivered to Polling Places
August 11th – Primary Election Day – Polls open from 7 AM to 8 PM in all Cities and from 10 AM to 8 PM in Dewald and Summit Lake Township
General Election Dates:
September 18th – Early Voting begins for General Election
November 2nd – Totes ready for pick up by designated Head Judge/Clerk – 9 AM to 4 PM
November 3rd – General Election Day – Polls open from 7 AM to 8 PM in all Cities and from 10 AM to 8 PM in Dewald and Summit Lake Township
- Nobles County Election Results
- State Wide Election Results
- Election Information – Minnesota Secretary of State
- Campaign Finance Reporting Information
- Campaign Finance Reporting
- Polling Place Finder
- 2020 Notice of offices to be voted for at the state general election
- Affidavit of candidacy
Absentee Ballot Application
Return this application as soon as possible to:
Nobles County Auditor-Treasurer’s office
Drop off: 315 10th Street, Worthington, MN 56187, or
Mail: P.O. Box 757, Worthington, MN 56187, or
E-mail: email@example.com (Please submit only 1 Minnesota Absentee Ballot Application per email), or
Questions please call: 507-295-5258