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Crow Wing County offers absentee voting for Brainerd school election

Crow Wing County voters planning to vote before the Brainerd School District 181 special election can vote absentee beginning Friday.

The ballots allow residents to vote before the April 10 special election by mail or in person regardless of circumstance.

A completed and signed absentee ballot must be received before a ballot can be issued to a voter. Applications can be returned by mail, email or fax.

An application can be requested to be mailed to a voter by contacting Crow Wing

County elections at 218-824-1051 or

Voters may vote by absentee ballot in person during the 45-day absentee period at the

Crow Wing County Elections office on the second floor of the Historic Courthouse, 326

Laurel St., Brainerd.

In-person voting hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, from Friday to April 9; and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 7. Polling places will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 10.

The Brainerd School Board approved a contract with Crow Wing County to provide

election services.