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Voting in South Dakota

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Am I Eligible To Vote in South Dakota?

To register to vote in South Dakota, you must:
  • Be a United States citizen
  • Reside in South Dakota
  • Be at least 18 years old on or before the next election
  • Not currently serving a sentence for a felony conviction which included imprisonment, served or suspended, in an adult penitentiary system
  • Not be judged mentally incompetent by a court of law

Voter Registration Options in South Dakota

You have the following 2 options to register to vote in South Dakota:

By Mail

Print the Voter Registration Form, fill-out the form, sign it and then submit it to your County Auditor.

Click here to download the Mail-In Voter Registration Form

In Person

You may also register to vote at the following locations

Click here to Register Online


How Do I Know I'm Registered?

  • Consider yourself registered when- and only when- you receive an acknowledgment from your county clerk.
  • Never assume you are registered to vote until you have received this acknowledgment.
  • Call your county clerk and inquire about the status of your application.
  • Check your voter registration status online by visiting this site

Voting Options in South Dakota

You have the following 2 options to vote in South Dakota:

In Person

All voters who appear at a polling place must show proof of identification

Click here to locate voting locations

Voting By Absentee Ballot

If you are unable to attend your polling place in person on Election Day, you may be eligible to vote by absentee ballot.

Click here to download the absentee ballot request Form

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