south dakota 

 NEED TO REGISTER? 

 By Mail: 

To register to vote by mail you must print the voter registration form, fill it and mail it!
WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
  • driver license or I.D. card number
  • social security number
MAIL IT!

Completed forms can be submitted to your county clerk by:

  • mail

  • hand delivery

After your application is processed and accepted you will receive a voter registration card to the address provided.

In Person: 

Register to vote in person at:
  • your county clerk office
  • your local DMV office
  • state secretary office
what you will need:
  • Your name
  • Your date of birth
  • driver license or I.D. card number

Online:

 

 

 registered to vote? 

Registration Deadlines: 
Online: N/A
By Mail: Oct. 9
In Person: Nov. 8
South Dakota does not have online voter registration :(

Capitol Building

500 East Capitol Ave Ste 204

Pierre, SD 57501-5070

   ​​
      (605) 773-3537
       sdsos@state.sd.us
 

voter information portal

​FIND OUT YOUR:
  • If you are registered to vote
  • Your voter registration address
  • Location and directions to your polling place
  • If you are on the list to have ballots mailed to you
  • The status of your mailed ballot
  • A sample ballot
 

how to vote

 
 
 
election day voting
To vote you must show identification.

ACCEPTABLE FORMS OF I.D.


If you do not have a photo ID with your name on it, you can provide a :

  • current utility bill,
  • bank statement,
  • paycheck,
  • voter confirmation notice,
  • government check or other government document that shows your name and current address.





 
vote by mail
who is eligible?
Any registered voter!​
 
HOW DO I SUBMIT MY FORM?
You may submit the completed application to your county clerk via:
  • mail
  • in person
 DEADLINES:
BALLOT REQUEST: Nov. 5
BALLOT RETURN: Nov. 6
 
EARLY VOTING
Registered voters can vote in-person if you cannot be at the polls on Election day.
who is eligible?
Anyone who qualifies for a vote by mail ballot.
 
military/overseas
who is eligible?
  • an active duty member of the Uniformed Services or Merchant Marine;
  • an eligible spouse or family member of an active duty member of the Uniformed Services or Merchant Marine; or
  • a U.S. citizen residing outside the U.S.
HOW DO I REGISTER & VOTE?
The military voter form acts acts as both a registration and a vote by mail request.
You can also use the FVAP's online assistant to electronically fill out the form to then print and mail.
      *note: you need a printer to use this service.
HOW DO I SUBMIT MY FORM?
After completing and signing you may submit your FPCA to your county clerk's office by:​
  • mail

  • email

  • fax

 
 DEADLINES: 
BALLOT REQUEST: Nov. 5
BALLOT RETURN: Nov. 6
If you missed the deadlines but are otherwise eligible to vote absentee you may use the federal write-in absentee form!
 

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