Certain Carlton County municipalities to conduct elections by mail ballot
According to Paul G. Gassert, Carlton County auditor/treasurer, the following Carlton County townships and cities will conduct their Aug. 12, 2014, and Nov. 4, 2014, elections by mail ballot: Beseman Township, Clear Creek Township, Corona Township, Holyoke Township, Kalevala Township, Progress Township, Red Clover Township, Sawyer Township, Split Rock Township, Wrenshall Township, city of Kettle River, city of Thomson, city of Crowmell, city of Wrenshall and city of Wright.
Non-forwarded mail ballots will be mailed to all persons registered by the 21st day before Aug. 12, who reside in the aforementioned municipalities. These ballots will be mailed no earlier than 46 days or no later than 14 days prior to the Aug. 12, Primary Election. Persons who reside in the aforementioned municipalities who are not registered to vote, plan to be absent during the mailing period, have not received a ballot, or have a spoiled mail ballot, are to contact the County Auditor’s Office between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Carlton County Auditor’s Office.
Voted mail ballots may be returned to the County Auditor’s Office by mail or be personally submitted to the County Auditor’s Office on the second floor of the Carlton County Courthouse between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. No Primary Election ballots may be accepted after 8 p.m. Aug. 10. On Aug. 12, residents of mail ballots precincts may register and vote in person in the Carlton County Auditor’s Office between the hours of 7 a.m. and 8 p.m.
Ballots will be counted at the Carlton County Auditor’s Office starting on Aug. 8 after 5 p.m. through Aug. 12.
For additional information, contact the Carlton County Auditor’s Office at 218-384-9127 or 1-800-862-3760. After 4 p.m. on Aug. 12, the Auditor’s Office may be reached only by using 218-384-9127.