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

Residents of Horace who are over the age of 18 years old and are US citizens have the opportunity to vote in the upcoming city elections on June 11, 2024.

There will be:
3 seats open on the Horace Park Board
2 seats open on the Horace City Council
1 seat- Mayor of Horace

Those interested in running for any of the open seats should complete the following steps:

  1. Stop by the City of Horace offices or print off the required paperwork from the North Dakota Secretary of State website:
  • Petition/Certificate of Nomination
  • Statement of Interests
  1. Fill out the paperwork and gather the required number of signatures:
  • Mayor- 47 signatures required
  • City Council- 81 signatures required
  • Park Board- 41 signatures required
  1. Turn in the completed paperwork and signed and notarized petitions to the City Auditor at City Hall by 4:00 pm on April 8th, 2024.

Election day is June 11, 2024. Voting will take place at Horace Fire Hall from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm on election day.

For questions or more information, including information on absentee voting, please visit the North Dakota Secretary of State website at sos.nd.gov.

ND Secretary of State
600 E Boulevard Avenue Dept 108
Bismarck, ND 58505

City of Horace
215 Park Drive E
Horace, ND 58047

Horace Fire Hall
413 Main Street
Horace, ND 58047

Absentee Ballots

Any qualified voter of Cass County is eligible to vote absentee in any county-wide election. A resident may apply for an absentee ballot at any time during the calendar year. Please keep in mind that this application is only valid for the calendar year in which you apply.

An application for an absentee ballot may be obtained at the county finance office, can be downloaded and printed off this website, or you can go to the Secretary of State's website and use the Absentee Ballot Application Wizard.

Cass County Voters must return their completed application to the Cass County Finance Office:

  • Mail: PO BOX 2806, Fargo ND 58108-2806
  • Secure Dropbox outside the Courthouse: 211 9th Street South, Fargo - dropbox is located on the eastern side of the building. Please put the absentee ballot application into an envelope labeled "Finance Office" and provide your name and contact details on the envelope before submitting it into the drop box.  
  • Fax: 701-241-5728.

Ballots will become available 40 days before the election. Voted Ballots must be postmarked back to the Finance Office no later than the day before Election Day.

Please visit the North Dakota Secretary of State for more information about Absentee Voting requirements.

Absentee Voting Applications and Publications

College and Military Voters