How to register to vote in South Dakota

What you need to know to register to vote in South Dakota for Election Day.

August 17, 2020, 4:00 AM
PHOTO: How, when and where to register to vote in South Dakota
How, when and where to register to vote in South Dakota
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South DakotaVoter Registration Deadline: October 19, 2020

To register to vote in the state of South Dakota, an individual must meet the following qualifications:

  • Be a United States citizen
  • Reside in South Dakota
  • Be at least 18 years old on or before the next election
  • Not currently serving a sentence for a felony conviction which includes imprisonment, served or suspended, in an adult penitentiary system
  • Not be judged mentally incompetent by a court of law

How to register to vote in South Dakota:

  • Print and mail this registration form.
  • Register in person here at the County auditor's office or at a driver's license station (when you are renewing or applying for a driver's license you may also register to vote on the driver's license application); City Finance Office; public assistance agencies providing food stamps, TANF or WIC; Department of Human Services offices; and military recruitment offices.
  • Click here for more information on registering to vote in South Dakota.

Check if you're registered to vote here.

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