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Elections and Voting

Polling Location

Henning City Hall

612 Front Street 

Henning, MN 56551

City Hall Elections

The Clerk’s office is responsible for supervising and running the local municipal election, as well as assisting the State in statewide elections. The Clerk’s office endeavors to conduct the elections with the highest integrity possible.

Become an Election Official

If you would like to serve as an election official on a precinct board, contact the Otter Tail County Elections office at 218-998-8040.

Primary Elections

Presidential Primary Election will be held: March 5, 2024
Primary Election will be held: August 9, 2022
General Election will be held: November 8, 2022

Local Elections

Local Filing Period Opens: Tuesday, August 2, 2022
Local Filing Period Closes: Tuesday, August 16, 2022 5:00 pm

Absentee Voting

Use this application for federal, state, and county elections. Voters may choose to vote by absentee ballot for any election held in Minnesota conducted under state law. While no reason is needed to vote by absentee ballot, a completed absentee ballot application is required. The absentee ballot application and instructions may be obtained by clicking the link shown below. A completed application can be returned by mail, email, fax, in person, or directly online.

Absentee Voting by US Mail

Otter Tail County, 510 West Fir Avenue, Fergus Falls, MN 56537
(Note: allow 2-3 business days for ample mailing time so that it is received on or before election day)

To complete this application online you must:

  • Be eligible to register and vote in Minnesota

  • Provide an email address

  • Provide your identification number: MN-issued driver’s license, Minnesota ID card or last 4 digits of Social Security Number

Eligible to Vote in Minnesota

To be eligible to vote in Minnesota you must:

  • Be at least 18 years old on Election Day

  • Be a citizen of the United States

  • Have resided in Minnesota for 20 days immediately preceding Election Day

  • Have any felony conviction record discharged, expired, or completed

  • Not be under court-ordered guardianship where a court has revoked your voting rights

  • Not have been ruled legally incompetent by a court of law if you are an active military or overseas voter, do not use this application. 

Absentee Lookup

If you already submitted your application, do not submit another one online; use the Absentee Ballot Lookup to find out where your absentee ballot is in the process, or contact your county election office.

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