Voters in Cass County may apply online, in-person, by mail or by submitting a completed application via fax or email for absentee ballots for the upcoming Nov. 6 statewide general election.

For information, applications and a complete list of Cass County in-person absentee ballot locations, contact the Cass County Auditor-Treasurer's Office at 218-547-7260 or visit the Cass County website at www.co.cass.mn.us. Normal business hours are 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The office is located at the Cass County Courthouse, 303 Minnesota Ave. W. in Walker. Business hours at other locations may vary slightly.

Absentee ballots require a "witness." A witness may be any registered voter of Minnesota, including a spouse or relative; a notary public; or any person having authority to administer an oath. The witness must include a complete street address and sign the voter's absentee ballot envelope for the ballot to be accepted.

All absentee ballot locations will have extended hours for absentee voting for the upcoming general election from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, and until 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 5. Assistive voting equipment is available at all in-person absentee voting locations.

Voters in mail ballot precincts not currently registered to vote may pre-register no later than Oct. 16 to have a ballot mailed to them automatically, or after that date may register and apply to vote by absentee ballot or vote in-person on election day no later than 8 p.m., Nov. 6.

Visit mnvotes.sos.state.mn.us to register or check registration status online, apply online for an absentee ballot by mail, view sample ballots, and to access important voter information.