Absentee ballots are available for the November 5 special election, when voters will be asked to support an increased operating levy for the Pelican Rapids school district.

For those voting in person, the polls will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Further details pending.  

Absentee voters  may complete the application and vote at the Pelican school district offices,  from  8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tuesday-Friday starting October 14, and 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on November 4.

 The school district office will be closed on Thursday and Friday, October 17 & 18.

Absentee voting may also be done through the mail, but please allow plenty of time for the school district office to receive the application, mail your ballot to you and for you to return your ballot so it arrives on or before election day.

Below are the steps for absentee voting through the mail:

• Complete a Minnesota Absentee Ballot Application (available on our website) www.pelicanrapids.k12.mn.us

• Mail your completed application to:

Pelican Rapids Public Schools Absentee Ballot Application 

Attn: Barb Ripley

PO Box 642

Pelican Rapids, MN 56572

• You may also email your completed application to:


• Return your completed ballot to the school district office.