|City Elections||Tuesday, June 9, 2020|
|Cities with home rule charters may have different election dates
|June Election||Tuesday, June 9, 2020|
|Federal, Statewide, District, and County Office Primary
|General Election||Tuesday, November 3, 2020|
Absentee Ballot Information
Absentee Ballots are only valid from January 1st to December 31st each year. You MUST re-apply each year to be able to vote absentee in an election.
For questions regarding Absentee Ballots, please contact the Williams County Auditor’s Office or https://www.williamsnd.com/Election/Absentee-Ballots or https://vip.sos.nd.gov/absentee/Default.aspx.
Election Petition Information
Election petitions are now available for the 2020 election season! To obtain an election petition packet, please stop by the City of Williston Finance Department Office (809 5th St E) or download it online.
Positions up for Election
There are currently 2 seats for city commissioners that are up for election.
Candidates for city offices are required to collect signatures of 10 percent of the electors who voted for that office in the last city election; however, no more than 300 signatures are required.
You must be a citizen of the United States and a resident of the city for at least 9 months preceding the election.
All petitions with the appropriate number of signatures must be turned into the City of Williston Finance Department (809 5th St E) by 4:00 p.m., Monday, April 6, 2020.
(NDCC ch. 16.1-08.1) (Campaign Contribution Statement form is available on the North Dakota Secretary of State's webpage at www.nd.gov/eforms/Doc/sfn53970.pdf )
Final election results are available on the Secretary of State’s website.