- Last Updated: 15 January 2019 15 January 2019
Voting Information for 2019 Election Day - MAY 21, 2019
The District will use 13 vote centers in the May 21, 2019 annual school board election. Registered voters may stop at any of the 13 polling places on election day to cast their ballot. Two School Board members terms expire in July. There will be two school board member positions on the ballot.
Instructions to the Voter:
To vote use a cross (X) or a check mark () in the square in front of the name.
DO NOT cast more votes than are allowed in each race.
FOR SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER
(Two three-year terms; you may vote for up to TWO or leave it blank.)
Vote Centers are open from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm on May 21, 2019.
Absentee Voting by Mail Prior to Election Day
If you are unable to visit one of the 13 vote centers in person on Election Day, you may be eligible to vote by absentee ballot. To vote by absentee ballot, a voter must request an absentee ballot application from the county in which they reside. That application is available below.
Those filling out the application must provide a copy of the Driver’s license, tribal ID, High School, College or University Student ID or a passport or other federal governmental ID. If they do not have a copy attached, then their signature must be notarized. The voter must also make sure they check the box that says they have lived in the District for 30 days in the past year. The absentee application must be sent to the county auditor’s office.
Lincoln County Marlene Sweeter
104 N Main, Ste 110 Canton, SD 57013-1703
Minnehaha County Bob Litz
415 N Dakota Ave Sioux Falls, SD 57104-2465
In South Dakota, the County Election Official must receive your application for absentee ballot no later than 5:00 pm the day before the election. Make sure you are registered before you apply to vote by absentee ballot.
Absentee Voting by Messenger
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. An authorized messenger delivers the ballot from the qualified voter and then delivers the marked ballot to the District election official. Any application for a ballot by authorized messenger must be received by the person in charge of the election before 3:00 pm the day of the election.
Absentee Voting In-Person Prior to Election Day
The District is staffing an absentee voting location at the Instructional Planning Center (IPC) 201 E. 38th St. beginning Monday, May 6, 2019, Monday through Friday, from the hours of 7:30 am to 5:00 pm.
Registered voters can vote in-person prior to election day by bringing along a valid photo identification card (ID), such as a driver’s license, tribal ID, high school, college or university ID or a passport or other federal government issued ID. If a voter does not have a photo ID, they must sign a personal identification affidavit and will vote a regular ballot.
Voter Registration Deadline
Voter Registration Forms must be turned in to the respective county auditor (either Lincoln County or Minnehaha County) no later than 5:00 pm on May 6, 2019.
The Vote Centers for this election:
|1-1 Peace Lutheran Church||5509 W 41st Street|
|1-2 Memorial Middle School||1401 S. Sertoma Ave|
|1-3 Career & Tech Ed Academy||4700 W Career Circle|
|1-4 Maricar Community Center||400 N Valley View Rd|
|1-5 Oyate Community Center||2421 W. 15th Street|
|1-6 Asbury United Methodist Church||2425 S Western Ave|
|1-7 First Lutheran Church||327 S. Dakota Ave|
|1-8 Wesley United Methodist Church||1700 E. 6th Street|
|1-9 Kenny Anderson Community Center||3701 E 3rd Street|
|1-10 Morningside Community Center||2400 S. Bahnson Ave|
|1-11 Gloria Dei Lutheran Church||5500 E. 57th Street|
|1-12 Faith Baptist Fellowship Hall||601 W. 57th Street|
|1-13 Instructional Planning Center||201 E 38th Street|