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City of Henning Municipal Elections

The Clerk’s office is responsible for supervising and running the local municipal election, as well as assisting the State in statewide elections. The Clerk’s office endeavors to conduct the elections with the highest integrity possible.

If you would like to serve as an election official on a precinct board, contact the Otter Tail County Elections office at 218-998-8040 or e-mail us at henngov@arvig.net.

Regular Local Municipal Election will be held November 3, 2020

There is one vacant seat for Mayor, two-year term currently held by Darren Wiese and two vacant seats for Council, four-year terms currently held by Doug Trana and Gaylord Anderson. In order to become a candidate on the ballot, a Henning resident must complete an Affidavit of Candidacy form and Official Financial Disclosure Statement.

Polling Place:

City Hall, 612 Front Street, Henning, MN

Absentee Voting:

Use this application for federal, state, and county elections. Voters may choose to vote by absentee ballot for any election held in Minnesota conducted under state law. While no reason is needed to vote by absentee ballot, a completed absentee ballot application is required. The absentee ballot application and instructions may be obtained by clicking the link shown below. A completed application can be returned by mail, email, fax, in person, or directly online:

By mail to: Otter Tail County, 510 West Fir Avenue, Fergus Falls, MN 56537
(Note: allow 2-3 business days for ample mailing time so that it is received on or before election day)

To complete this application online you must:

  • Be eligible to register and vote in Minnesota
  • Provide an email address
  • Provide your identification number: MN-issued driver’s license, Minnesota ID card or last 4 digits of Social Security Number

To be eligible to vote in Minnesota you must:

  • Be at least 18 years old on Election Day
  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Have resided in Minnesota for 20 days immediately preceding Election Day
  • Have any felony conviction record discharged, expired, or completed
  • Not be under court-ordered guardianship where a court has revoked your voting rights
  • Not have been ruled legally incompetent by a court of law

If you are an active military or overseas voter, do not use this application. Use the special application for military and overseas voters.

If you already submitted your application, do not submit another one online; use the Absentee Ballot Lookup to find out where your absentee ballot is in the process, or contact your county election office.