The Pennington County Auditor's Office performs all the duties required by law relative to all County, State and Federal elections held in the County. The Auditor also maintains voter registration records and county election history.


Voter Registration Name SearchUse this link to look up your voter registration or to track your absentee ballot

General Information on South Dakota Elections

Getting the Facts Straight about Modems and South Dakota 

Combined Primary Election - June 4, 2024 

  • Absentee Voting Begins: April 19, 2024
  • Voter Registration Deadline: May 20, 2024


Polls are open Election Day - 7a.m. to 7p.m.

Polling Place List 

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Absentee Voting -


 Vote by Mail or In-Person:

  • Vote by Mail:  Request a ballot by mail by completing this form:  Absentee Ballot Application Form   
  • Mail the ballot to Pennington County Auditor, PO Box 6160 Rapid City, SD 57709.
  • Postage to return a voted ballot is $1.39 - don't forget to SIGN the back of the return envelope
  • You may drop your voted ballot off in person by returning the ballot to the County Administration Building, 130 Kansas City Street and dropping your ballot into the ballot box in the Auditor's Office.  
  • Vote on Election Day:  Polling places with be open on Election Day 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  


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