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Special Election

Any eligible voter living in the City of Moorhead may vote at the polling place or combined place designated for the precinct in which he or she resides. These polling places are for the special election

Ward/Precinct Polling Location Map for Printing

Polling sites will be open from 7 am to 8 pm on the day of the election.

A voter must be registered to vote to be eligible to vote in this special election. An unregistered individual may register to vote at the polling place on election day.  Additional information on voter registration and eligibility may be found at the bottom of this page. 

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are we voting in the 2019 Special Election?
    • Moorhead Area Public Schools/Independent School District 152 bond referendum 
    • Filling one vacant City Council seat in each of Wards 3 and 4
  • When is the 2019 Special Election?

    Tuesday, November 5, 2019.  Polling sites are open from 7 am to 8 pm.

  • Who is running in the 2019 Special Election?

    In addition to the School Bond Referendum, the following people are running for City Council Member in either Wards 3 or 4:

    Ward 3
    John Bell
    Troy Krabbenhoft
    Edwin Hahn
    Larry Seljevold
    Brent Behm

    Ward 4
    Eric Smith
    Ryan Larson
    James McKinstra
    Swede Stelzer
    Marc Hedlund
    Jeremiah Jones
    Steve Lindaas

  • Who votes in the 2019 Special Election?

    All Independent School District 152 residents (including the City of Moorhead) will vote on the School Bond Referendum.

    Residents of Wards 3 and 4 also will vote for City Council Members.  To determine which ward you live in, please use our Polling Place Finder.

  • Where do I vote for the 2019 Special Election?

    Some polling locations have been combined for ONLY this special election.  To find your polling place, please use our Polling Place Finder.

  • What if I am not available to vote on Election Day?

    Absentee voting is available by calling 218.299.5166, visiting City Hall 3rd floor or emailing cityclerk@cityofmoorhead.com.

    All absentee ballots must be returned to City Hall 3rd Floor by November 5, 2019 at 8 pm.


Find your Polling Place
Enter your address into the Ward/Precinct Finder to identify your polling location, which includes a map to the site. The Ward/Precinct Map provides a description of all ward and precinct boundaries as well as all polling locations throughout the city.

Voter Registration and Eligibility

Voter registration is required in Minnesota.

How to register to vote (links below will direct you to the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State website):

Who can vote in Minnesota?

  • You must be:
  • You can vote while under guardianship unless a judge specifically has revoked your right to vote
  • You cannot vote if a court has ruled that you are legally incompetent

For additional information on voter registration and proof of residence, please visit the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State website or contact the Clay County Auditor's Office.

Additional Election Resources

Campaign Finance Reports