Auditor & Elections

Carri R. Crum, County Auditor
Clay County Auditor's Office
211 W Main St, Suite 200
Vermillion, SD 57069
Phone: (605) 677-7120
Fax: (605) 677-6970

Jessica Beringer, Deputy Auditor
Nicole Klunder, Deputy Auditor

In-person absentee voting for the Vermillion School Bond Election to be held October 5, 2021 is taking place at the Vermillion School District Administration Office at the High School during business hours due to this being a stand-alone election. It IS common procedure in South Dakota for cities and schools to administer their own elections, but they have the option to combine elections with the County ONLY IF the County has an election on the same date. The Vermillion School District is administering this election due to Clay County not having an election on the same date. The pollling place on election day is the National Guard Armory. 

If you are interested in an absentee ballot, please fill out the linked Absentee Ballot Application and either get the request notarized OR send a copy of SD Drivers License, US Military ID, US Passport, or another acceptable form of identification listed on the absentee form. If you do not have access to a scanner/copy machine, you may text a photo of your ID. Please contact the Auditor's Office for instructions. The original form will still need to be submitted via mail or by placing it in the Courthouse drop box. Only military, overseas citizens, and spouses and dependents of military or overseas citizens are omitted from the ID requirement. An Absentee Ballot Application is still necessary.

Absentee Ballot Information Pamphlet
SD Secretary of State Website
Absentee Ballot Application
Voter Information Portal: Find your polling place and view a sample ballot.
Voter Registration Form: Please note that the State of SD requires an original signature on voter registrations. Voter registrations via e-mail or fax cannot be accepted.
Voter Registration Drive Instructions
Polling Places by Ward

Rural Ward Map
School District Map 2012
Vermillion City Ward Map
2020 Primary Election Results

2020 General Election Results

2021 Combined County/Municipal/School Election Results

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