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Voter Registration deadline for the Primary Election is May 23,2022 at 5:00pm.

Voter Registration deadline for the General Election is October 24,2022 at 5:00pm.
 

Absentee Voting will begin on April 22, 2022 for the Republican Primary, Chamberlain City, Chamberlain School and Kimball City Elections – June 7, 2022.

Anyone can vote absentee – either in person at the Auditor’s Office (bring your photo ID) or by requesting a ballot to be mailed to you. If you are requesting a ballot to be mailed or taken out of the office you may obtain the form on the Secretary of State Page: www.sdsos.gov Go to Elections and Voting Tab on the left hand side of the page, then Absentee Voting on right hand side of page, scroll down to download an application. The form may be filled out online HOWEVER, you need to PRINT, SIGN and MAIL to your Auditor’s Office. A drop box that is located at the front doors of the Courthouse for your convenience also. An original signature is needed to validate the ballot before counting. No faxes or emailed requested can be accepted. The application also calls for a copy of your ID to accompany the form, if you do not have access to a copy machine, a photo of your ID can be emailed or texted to your local auditor’s office from your smart phone.

If you do not have access to a computer you may also request a ballot simply by writing a letter stating you are requesting an absentee ballot for the upcoming Election. If your address is different than your registration address, please put the address where you want the ballot to be mailed to, SIGN and MAIL to your Auditor’s Office or place in the drop box located at the front doors of the Courthouse along with a copy of your photo ID.

Brule County Auditor 300 S Courtland, Suite 103, Chamberlain, SD 57325


For more information on elections and voting you can go to
www.sdsos.gov.



REDISTRICT RESOLUTION 2-03-2022

BRULE COUNTY

RESOLUTION 2022-3

A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE COMMISSIONER DISTRICTS AND SETTING THE BOUNDARY LINES AND AMENDING VOTING PRECINCTS

WHEREAS, SDCL 7-8-10 requires the County Commissioner to use 2020 census figures to divide the County into Commission Districts so that each district shall be as regular and compact in form as practical and contain as near as possible an equal number of residents, and

WHEREAS, notice of redistricting has been given as provided by law, and

WHEREAS, the Commissioners have taken testimony for the public and considered different alternatives, now

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Brule County, SD for purposes of establishing commission districts, defines the following areas:

North Chamberlain Addition from District Three to District One: All that portion of the City of Chamberlain north and east of a line commencing at the point where the State of South Dakota railroad right of way intersects the east boundary of the City of Chamberlain, then west along said railroad right of way to North Maple Street, then north to Paul Gust Road, then west along Paul Gust Road to Elm Street to Rodeo Avenue, then west along Rodeo Avenue to North Main Street, then north along Main Street to East Good Street, then east along East Good Street to Will Street, then north along Will Street to East “G” Street, then southeasterly along East “G” Street to South Club Street, then north along South Club Street and North Club Street to East “K” Street, then southwesterly along East “K” Street to Yodel Street, then north along Yodel Street to East “J” Street, then west along East “J” Street to Van Antwerp, then north along Van Antwerp to the city limits of the city. Said area being designated as the North Chamberlain Addition to District One.

  1. Chamberlain Addition from District Two to District Four: All that portion of the City of Chamberlain south of West 10th Avenue to West 11th Avenue to Main Street, then north one block to East 10th Avenue east one block to S Sanborn Street Said area being designated an addition to District Four.
  2. Chamberlain Addition from District Two to District Three: All that portion of the City of Chamberlain south and east of a line commencing at the point where the State of Dakota railroad right of way intersects the east boundary of the City of Chamberlain, south to King Street, then east along King Street to the city limit boundary north of Morley Tract 1 & 2 in the Northeast Ľ of Section 22, T104 R71W (Chamberlain Township), west to Northwest corner of Section 22 T104R71W, south to the Southwest corner of the North Quarter, Section 22, T104 R 71W (Chamberlain Township), then east to Eagle Avenue, then south along Eagle Avenue, then west along Antelope Drive to Cedar Road, then South to Sorenson Drive, then west along Sorenson Drive to the eastern boundary of Section 21, T 104 R 71W (Chamberlain Township), then along northern boundary of Section 21, T 104 R 71W, west to Interstate 90 Exchange. Said area being designated an addition to District Three.

Addition to District Five: All of Smith and Richland Townships added to District Five from District One.

That Brule County, SD be divided into the five commissioner districts as follows:

Commissioner District One: The area that includes the Town of Pukwana, and the Townships of Cleveland, Lyon, Pukwana, Plummer, Red Lake, Union, Waldro, West Point and Willow Lake. District One will encompass voting Precinct 2 (Kimball Legion) and Precinct 3 (Brule County Ag Building).

Commissioner District Two: The area that includes all of the City of Chamberlain south of a line commencing at the west border of the city limits at a point where 11th Avenue would cross the city limits if said 11th Avenue were extended west to the city limits, then east along said 11th Avenue to South Main Street, then north to East 10th Avenue, then east to South Sanborn Street, then north along South Sanborn Street to King Avenue, then east along King Street to connect with the boundaries of the Addition to District Three listed above. District Two will encompass voting Precinct 1 (Brule County Courthouse).

Commissioner District Three: The area that includes the Townships of America, Brule, Chamberlain, Eagle, Grandview, Ola, Pleasant Grove and Torrey Lake plus the south Chamberlain Addition. District 3 will encompass voting Precinct 1 (Brule County Courthouse), Precinct 2 (Kimball Legion) and Precinct 4 (Ola Church).

Commissioner District Four: The area that includes all of the City of Chamberlain north of a line commencing at the west border of the city limits at a point where 11th Avenue would cross the city limits if said 11th Avenue were extended west to the city limits, then east along said 11th Avenue east to South Main Street, then north to 10th Avenue, then east to South Sanborn Street, then north along South Sanborn Street to King Avenue, then east along King Street to Paul Gust Road, then north on Elm Street to Rodeo Avenue, then west on Rodeo Avenue to North Main Street, then north to E Good Street, then east to South Club Street, then north on South Club and North Club to East “J” Street then west on East “J” street to the intersection of North Main Street and SD Highway 50. District 4 will encompass voting Precinct 1 (Brule County Courthouse).

Commissioner District Five: The area that includes the Townships of Highland, Kimball, Plainfield, Richland, Smith and Wilbur. District 5 will encompass voting Precinct 2 (Kimball Legion), Precinct 3 (Brule County Ag Building) and Precinct 4 (Ola Church).

That Brule County, SD set the following as the voting precincts as follows:

Precinct One: Brule County Courthouse – All registered voters in the City of Chamberlain, Chamberlain and Brule Townships

Precinct Two: Kimball Legion - All registered voters in the City of Kimball, Lyon, Plummer, Waldro, Willow Lake, Kimball, Plainfield, Highland, Wilbur Townships. Add Pleasant Grove and Torrey Lake Township voters. Delete Richland Township voters.

Precinct Three: Brule County Ag Building - All registered voters in the Town of Pukwana, West Point, Union, Pukwana, Cleveland, Red Lake and Smith Townships.

Precinct Four: Ola Church - All registered voters in America, Ola, Grandview Townships. Add Eagle and Richland Townships.

That the County Auditor is directed to establish election registration records as she in her discretion determines will effectively implement this resolution.

 

ATTEST:

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Pamela Petrak

Brule County Auditor

 

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Brad Carson, Chairman

Brule County Commission



You can access the absentee ballot request form on the Secretary of State page www.sdsos.gov click on Request Absentee Ballot and if you page down there will be a link to download an application. need to fill this out, sign and mail back to your Auditor’s Office, or place in our drop box that is located at the front doors of the Courthouse. An original signature is needed to validate the ballot before counting. The application also calls for a copy of your ID to accompany the form, if you do not have access to a copy machine, a photo of your ID can be emailed or text  to your local auditor’s office from your smart phone.

If you do not have access to a computer you may also request a ballot simply by writing a letter stating you are requesting an absentee ballot for the General Election. State the address where you want the ballot to be mailed to, SIGN it and mail or place in the drop box located at the front doors of the Courthouse. A copy of your ID also needs to accompany this letter.

Brule County Auditor 300 S Courtland, Suite 103, Chamberlain, SD 57325

 


For more information on elections and voting you can go to www.sdsos.gov.

   
 

Brule County Auditor
300 S. Courtland St., Ste 103
Chamberlain, SD 57325

Phone: (605)234-4430
Fax:     (605)234-4430

Email: brulaud@midstatesd.net



 
 
 
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