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Posted on: September 24, 2018

Absentee Voting Available for the General Election

Absentee Voting Available for the General Election

September 21, 2018

Ballots are now available for eligible voters wishing to vote by absentee ballot for the General Election to be held on November 6, 2018.  Voters in Rice County may vote by absentee ballot by mail or in person. 

You may receive an absentee ballot by completing an absentee ballot application:

On-line: or

Phone: 507-332-6104; 507-645-9576 (Northfield); 507-744-5185 (Lonsdale)

Mail:   Property Tax & Elections Department

            320 3rd Street N.W.

            Faribault, MN  55021

In-Person:  Property Tax & Elections Department

                     320 3rd Street N.W.

                     Faribault, MN 

                     Hours:  Monday – Friday; 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


                     Northfield City Hall

                     801 Washington Street

                     Northfield, MN 

                     Hours:  Monday – Friday; 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Ballots will also be available at both the Faribault and Northfield locations on Saturday, November 3rd from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. and Monday, November 5th until 5:00 p.m.


Annette Peters, Rice County Property Tax & Elections Director, (507) 332-6133

Sara Folsted, Rice County Administrator, (507) 332-6121

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