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Vote Early for the 2019 Referendum!

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Strong Schools. Strong Communities.
On November 5, 2019, residents of ISD 728 will decide whether to increase school funding through two referendum questions:

Question 1: Funds to address high class sizes, school materials, student support and academic programs.
Question 2: Funds to address enrollment growth, building maintenance needs, flexible learning spaces and facility inequities.
vote in person Vote Early In Person

You can vote early starting September 20, 2019 at:

Sherburne County Government Center 
13880 Business Center Drive NW
Elk River, MN 55330

Monday through Friday - 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 2 - 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Monday, November 4 - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

vote by mail Vote Early by Mail
To vote by mail, apply to have an absentee ballot mailed to you. You do not need to be registered to apply.

Apply by Email, Mail or Fax

Request an absentee ballot application: call 763-765-4351 or visit to download the application.

Return Application:
  • By mail: Sherburne County Government Center Auditor/Treasurer Department, 13880 Business Center Drive NW, Elk River, MN 55330
  • By fax: 763-765-4400
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Once the county receives the application, the ballot materials will be mailed to you.

Return Ballot by Mail
  • Read the instructions that come with your ballot carefully.
  • You will need a witness when you vote and complete your ballot. The witness can be either a registered Minnesota voter or a notary.
  • Mail the ballot and forms back right away after you finish. Your ballot will not count if it is received after Election Day.
  • If you don’t think your ballot will be received in time using regular mail, you may choose to pay for an express delivery service.
vote november 5 Vote November 5
Polls will be open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on November 5, 2019. Your polling location is based on your residence and may be different from previous elections. For a list of polling locations click here.

Visit or call 763-765-4351 to find your polling location.

Absentee and early voting begins September 20, 2019: You no longer need a special reason to vote absentee or to take advantage of early voting.

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