Your Local Election Office will compare your signature on your voted ballot to the one on your ballot application. If the signatures don't match, your ballot might be rejected. Please sign carefully.
Voting by mail is not as complicated as you might think. There are only a handful of steps:
Any North Dakota resident can request an absentee ballot and vote by mail.
You must include your North Dakota driver's license number, state ID number, or tribal ID number on your absentee ballot application. If you do not have one of these numbers, or if your ID has expired, you must include a photocopy of another government issued document that shows your name and your current North Dakota address.
Your signature on the return envelope will be compared to the signature on your voter registration card to ensure they match. If you forget to sign the return envelope, your ballot might be rejected.
In almost all cases, you will need to sign up to vote by mail. The state won’t just mail you a ballot. Don't worry: we will walk you through it. There are only a handful of steps:
Contact your Local Election Office if you have questions.
This is the statewide agency that is ultimately responsible for North Dakota elections. You can contact them with questions, but your Local Election Office will probably respond faster.
North Dakota Secretary of State State of North Dakota 600 E Boulevard Avenue Dept 108 Bismarck ND 58505-0500