Voter Registration

Registration & Voting:

To register to vote in South Dakota, you must:

  • Be a United States citizen
  • Persons entitled to register (defined SDCL 12-4-1)
  • Be at least 18 years old on or before the next election
  • Not currently serving a sentence for a felony conviction which included imprisonment, served or suspended, in an adult penitentiary system (additional felony information)
  • Not be judged mentally incompetent by a court of law


Print a voter registration form:  Voter Registration Form

Print and mail the form to our office at:  Pennington County Auditor, PO Box 6160, Rapid City SD  57709-6160

You can use this form to:

  • Register to vote in South Dakota
  • Change your registration name or address
  • Change your party affiliation
  • If you require assistance in completing this form, please call our office at 605-394-2153
  • Registration Locations


Military, Dependents or Overseas Citizens:


Voter Registration Drive Instructions