If you wish to vote at the Presidential Nomination Primary on March 5, 2024, and you will be gone between January 31 and February 20, 2024, and would like a ballot mailed to your winter address, you must request an absentee ballot. Official election mail is not forwardable and will be returned to our office unless you fill out PNP specific absentee request. Click on the link below to download the application.

2024 Presidential Nomination Primary Absentee Ballot Application

Please mail this application to:

Cass County Elections              OR           Call us at 218-547-7210

PO Box 3000

Walker, MN 56484

Each voter registered by February 13, 2024, for the March 5, 2024, Presidential Nomination Primary Election will be mailed a ballot automatically. Registered voters will receive each major political party’s ballot. Voters must choose the ballot of the party whose principles they generally agree with. Only one ballot can be voted and returned. The other blank ballots should be destroyed and discarded. Voters must record their party choice on the signature envelope. The voter’s choice of a party will not be a part of a public information list but will be shared with the chair of the major political party that they select. 

REQUEST AN ABSENTEE BALLOT(Depending on where you live, you may not be able to use the online absentee ballot request, because therer are no upcoming federal, state, or county elections for your address.)To request an absentee ballot for a local election in your city, town, or school district, send a completed absentee ballot application to the city, town, or school district holding the election.)


All voters in Cass County can visit any of the following locations and vote early in person with an absentee ballot.  

Designation of Additional Absentee Voting Locations (All locations have Ballots to service all Cass County residents):

Absentee Ballot LocationOfficial & AddressVoting Hours
East Gull Lake City Hall
Laura Christensen, Administrator
10790 Gull Point Rd
East Gull Lake, MN 56401
Monday-Thursday 8am-4:30pm
Friday 8am-4pm
*Additional Dates/Times
Lake Shore City Hall
Patti McDonald, Clerk
8583 Interlachen Rd
Lake Shore, MN 56468
Monday-Friday 8am-4pm
*Additional Dates/Times
Leech Lake Reservation Tribal Headquarters
Chris Haugene, Government Relations 
190 Sailstar Dr NW
Cass Lake, MN 
Monday-Friday 8am-4pm
*Additional Dates/Times
Pillager City Hall
Lori Blumke, City Clerk
306 Elm Ave W
Pillager, MN 56473
Monday-Friday 8am-4pm
*Additional Dates/Times
Pine River City Hall
Terri Dabill, City Clerk
200 Front St N
Pine River, MN 56474
Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm
*Additional Dates/Times
Sylvan Town Hall
Jenna Ruggles, Clerk-Treasurer
12956 24th Ave SW
Pillager, MN 56473
Monday-Friday 8am-2:30pm
*Additional Dates/Times
Cass County Courthouse
Auditor-Treasurer Department
Pamela Smith, Election Administrator
Auditor Treasurer Office 
2nd Floor
303 Minnesota Ave W
Walker, MN 56484
Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm
*Additional Dates/Times

For most elections, absentee voting locations must be open during their normal business hours starting 46 days before the election. In addition, locations offering absentee ballots for federal, state or county elections must be open:

  • The Saturday before Election Day (9 a.m. — 3 p.m.)
  • The day before Election Day until 5 p.m.
  • This does not apply to school districts holding standalone elections.


For all election-related applications and information, voters may contact the Cass County Auditor-Treasurer's Office, 303 Minnesota Avenue West, P.O. Box 3000, Walker MN 56484, by calling 218-547-7260, [email protected]