North Dakota

State of North Dakota Elections & Voting

Election day is November 8, 2022

Election Day is November 8, 2022

  • September 29              Absentee ballots made available
  • September 29              First day of early voting (varies by county)
  • November 7                Last day of early voting
  • November 7                Deadline to postmark or submit absentee ballots
  • November 8                Election Day


To vote in North Dakota, you must be:

  • A United States citizen
  • A resident of North Dakota and your voting precinct for 30 days before an election
  • 18 years of age or older by election day


Voter Registration

North Dakota does not have voter registration. You simply need to bring valid proof of ID and residency to the polls in order to vote.


Voter ID Requirements

Identification must be valid (non-expired) and include the voter’s name, current North Dakota residential address, and date of birth. The following are acceptable forms of identification:

  • North Dakota driver’s license
  • North Dakota nondriver’s identification card (provided at no cost)
  • tribal government issued identification
  • long term care identification certificate from a North Dakota facility

If a voter does not have a form of identification that includes his or her current North Dakota residential address or date of birth, the voter can present the following supplemental documents:

  • Current utility bill
  • Current bank statement
  • Check or a document issued by a federal, state, local, or tribal government (including those issued by BIA for a tribe located in North Dakota, any other tribal agency or entity, or any other document that sets forth the tribal member’s name, date of birth, and current North Dakota residential address)
  • Paycheck


Absentee Voting

North Dakota has no-excuse absentee voting. There is no deadline to request an absentee ballots, but ballots must be submitted or postmarked by the day before Election Day, November 7. Voters who cast absentee ballots or vote by mail must include a valid form of identification with their ballot.




Tribes in North Dakota

Federally recognized tribes

  • Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation
  • Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians of North Dakota
  • Spirit Lake Tribe
  • Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North & South Dakota

State recognized tribes

  • None

Native Vote Coordinator

Sign up to be a local Native Vote coordinator today!

North Dakota Native Vote website

North Dakota Native Vote Facebook

Major Party Contact Information

Chairwoman, Kylie Oversen

Chair, Kelly Armstrong

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