Elections & Voting

VOTING In Horace

For a variety of voting information, visit the Cass County election information website or call the Cass County Auditor's Office at (701) 241-5600. To vote in a City of Horace election, you must be a city resident for at least 30 days prior to the election. You must also be at least 18 years old, a North Dakota resident, and a citizen of the United States.

There is no formal voter registration process in North Dakota. To vote, simply go to your designated precinct and present an accepted form of identification. Elections in Horace are administered by the Cass County Auditor's office. Obtain information on absentee voting or where to vote or by filling out the e-mail contact form on the Cass County website or by calling (701) 241-5600 

Running for City Office

A person shall be eligible to hold an elective city office if that person is a qualified voter of the city and has been a resident of the city for at least 9 months preceding the election. A person shall be eligible to hold an appointive city office if he or she is a citizen of the United States. (NDCC § 40-13-01).

Upcoming Election
June 14, 2022
City Council (2 seats)
Application to apply will be available Jan 1, 2022

City Council: A person is eligible to the office of council member if the person is a qualified voter and resident within the ward for which the person was elected except in cities where council members are elected at large and not required to be a resident of the ward for which the person is elected pursuant to NDCC § 40-08-04.2, yet they must be a qualified voter within the city.

A Complete Filing Must Include:

  1. A Petition/Certificate of Nomination (SFN 2704) containing the required number of signatures of qualified electors; and
  2. A Statement of Interests (SFN 10172)

Circulating and Signing a Petition / Certificate of Nomination A Petition / Certificate of Nomination
Such documents may not be circulated or signed prior to January 1, 2022.

When and Where to File
Candidates may not file earlier than January 3, 2022, nor later than 4:00 p.m. on the 64th day before the June 14, 2022, regularly scheduled city election.

The filing deadline with the City Auditor is 4:00 p.m. on April 11, 2022. Filings must be in the physical possession of the City Auditor’s office by the filing deadline. If a city election is not held in conjunction with a county election, the filing deadline with the city auditor is 4:00 p.m. on the 64th day before the scheduled city election.

For more information please visit the following Secretary of State website link.