Elections & Voting
Jamestown Public School District Special Election
A special election will be held to decide if the Jamestown Public School District No. 1 shall issue its general obligation school building bonds in the amount not to exceed $19,000,000.00. The bonds mature within a maximum of 20 years, resulting in an estimated additional millage of 25.11 mills, or equal to $25.11 on each $1,000.00 of taxable valuation for the first taxable year. The purpose of these bonds would be to provide funds, together with any other funds available, to construct additions to elementary buildings; to remodel, renovate and improve elementary buildings, to improve and update the ventilation systems in elementary buildings and the middle school and to otherwise maintain, renovate and improve school property.
Voters desiring to vote in favor of the foregoing proposition should fill in the "Yes" oval while voters desiring to vote against such proposition should fill in the "No" oval.
Absentee voting will begin August 20th at the Stutsman County Courthouse, while Early Voting will begin September 15th. Both will run Monday thru Friday from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM until September 28th.
Election Day will be held on September 29th at the Jamestown Civic Center from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM. The JCC is located at 212 3rd St NE in Jamestown.
Please note that for this Special Election, only those voters who reside in Jamestown Public School District No.1, will be able to cast their vote.
Voting In North Dakota - It's As Easy As Pie
Can I Vote?
In order to vote in North Dakota, you must be;
- A U.S. Citizen
- At least 18 years old on election day
- A legal North Dakota resident
- A resident in the precinct for 30 days preceding the election
North Dakota does not currently have voter registration however the State does require you to provide an acceptable form of ID.
What is an acceptable form of ID?
Polling Place Voting
A Valid North Dakota:
- Driver’s license
- Non-driver’s identification card
- Tribal government issued identification card
- Student identification certificate (provided by ND college or university)
- Long-term care identification certificate (provided by ND facility)
- North Dakota form of identification listed above
- Passport or Military ID – Only for North Dakota residents living outside the United States who do not possess one of the other forms of identification.
- Attester – An applicant without an acceptable form of identification may use an attester. The attester must provide his or her name, North Dakota driver’s license, non-driver’s, or tribal identification number, and sign the absentee/mail ballot application form to attest to the applicant’s North Dakota residency and voting eligibility.
Identification must include the voter's Name, Residential Address and Birth Date.
What Will My Ballot Look Like?
Sample ballots are available for every election. They are posted in the County's official newspaper (The Jamestown Sun) as well as being available online at the North Dakota Secretary of State's website.
Where Do I Vote?
For Primary and General Elections, all residents of Stutsman County can vote at the Civic Center in Jamestown on Election Day. The normal rural precincts will also be available, refer to the maps below for locations. All residents may also take advantage of the Early Voting Precinct located at the Stutsman County Courthouse two weeks prior to Election Day.
City Precinct Map
Rural Precinct Map