Absentee ballots available for District 206 building bond electionAbsentee ballots for the September 27, 2011 School District 206 bond referendum special election will be available for eligible voters located within School District 206 on August 12.
Absentee ballots for the September 27, 2011 School District 206 bond referendum special election will be available for eligible voters located within School District 206 on August 12.
Voters are allowed to vote by absentee ballot due to absence from precinct, illness or disability, service as an election judge in another precinct, religious discipline or observance of religious holiday, eligible emergency declared by the governor, or quarantine declared by federal or state government.
Absentee ballots may be cast in the school district office located at 1410 South McKay Avenue, Suite 201, Alexandria, during regular business hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday. Note: The office will be closed on Labor Day, Monday, September 5.
To accommodate individuals needing to vote by absentee ballot, the district office will also be open on:
• Wednesday, August 17, 4:30-9 p.m.
• Saturday, August 20, 8 a.m. to noon.
• Saturday, September 10, 8 a.m. to noon.
• Saturday, September 24, 8 a.m. to noon.
Voters may also cast an absentee ballot by mail. To allow for processing and mail delivery, it is recommended that residents request an application for an absentee ballot no later than September 19, 2011. Once a completed application is submitted, the voter will be sent an absentee ballot by mail. All voted absentee ballots must be returned to the school district no later than 3 p.m. on election day, September 27, 2011.
For more information about absentee voting, contact Chloe Trivelpiece in the superintendent’s office at (320) 762-2141 extension 4211.
There are several ways for voters to learn more about the referendum before they vote, including some informal coffee conversations, high school tours and referendum presentations in August and September. For information session dates, visit www.alexandria.k12.mn.us/referendum or call (320) 762-2141 extension 4202. An informational brochure will also be sent to all district residents.