Elections / Voting

General Information

Cass County has over 21,600 registered voters, consisting of 71 precincts, 43 of those are mail ballot precincts and 28 are polling places.  We value the importance of protecting and strengthening the security and fairness of our elections, and we strive to educate our constituents on the voting process at Cass County and grow voter engagement.  Every vote counts!

2024-2025 Election Dates

YearPrecinct Caucus*PNPMarch TownshipPrimaryGeneral Election
20242/27/243/5/243/12/248/13/2411/5/24
2025no statewide caucus
3/11/258/12/2511/4/25

2024 Election Calendar Highlights

January 19

Early voting/Absentee ballots available for the Presidential Nomination Primary (PNP)

January 31

Mail ballot mailing date for Presidential Nomination Primary 

February 13

Voter pre-registration closes at 5 p.m. for PNP

February 27

Minnesota Party Caucus Day. Go to www.mnvotes.org for more information

February 13

February Special Election Day - No Elections scheduled in Cass County

March 4

Early voting ends at 5:00 p.m.

March 5

Presidential Nomination Primary Day. Cass County Auditor-Treasurer office polling location open 7a.m. – 8 p.m.

March 7-8

Canvass Period (time/date TBD)

March 12

March township election day (Kego only)

April 9

April Special Election Day - No Elections scheduled in Cass County

May 14

May Special Election Day - No Elections scheduled in Cass County

May 21

Early candidate filing period opens (state, county, and soil & water district) 

June 4

Early candidate filing period closes at 5 p.m.

June 6

Early candidate filing withdrawal deadline ends at 5 p.m. 

June 28

Absentee voting begins for primary election 

July 23

Voter pre-registration closes at 5 p.m. for Primary Election

July 26

Direct ballot absentee voting (placing ballots directly in ballot counters) begins for the Primary Election

July 30

Candidate filing period opens for city, township, school & hospital district offices

August 10

Extended hours from 9am - 3pm for in-person absentee voting 

August 12

Early voting ends at 5:00 p.m.

August 13

Primary Election Day. Cass County Auditor-Treasurer office polling location open 7a.m. – 8 p.m.

August 13

Candidate filing period closes for city, township, school & hospital district offices

August 15

Late candidate withdrawal deadline at 5 p.m. for late filing period for offices without a primary.

August 15-16

Canvass Period (time/date TBD)

September 20

Early absentee voting begins for General Election

October 15 

Voter pre-registration closes at 5 p.m. for General Election

October 18 

Direct ballot absentee voting (placing ballots directly in ballot counters) begins for General Election.

October 26-27

Extended hours from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. for in-person absentee voting

November 2-3

Extended hours from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. for in-person absentee voting

November 4

Early voting ends at 5:00 p.m.

November 5

General Election Day. Cass County Auditor-Treasurer office polling location open 7a.m. – 8 p.m.

November 8-15

Canvass Period (time/date TBD)


At the Minnesota votes website, you can:

If you have questions about voting, call 218-547-7275.

Cass County Redistricting Plan Map: Shows Congressional, Legislative and County Commissioner Boundaries for Cass County, Minnesota