2020 Authorizing Mail Balloting 04-27-20B






WHEREAS, Minnesota Statute 204B.45 provides for a town of any size not located in a metropolitan county as defined by section 43.121 or a city having fewer than 400 registered voters on June 1 of an election year and not located in a metropolitan county to conduct balloting by mail.


WHEREAS, Minnesota Rule 8210.3000 Subp.2 provides the authority for municipalities to adopt mail balloting by resolution no later than 90 days prior to the first election at which mail balloting will be used.


WHEREAS, The Township Board has concerns over polling place management, election judge availability and voter turnout resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.


NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Town Board of Brandon Township, Douglas County, Minnesota, that they will conduct balloting by mail for all elections starting immediately.


Adopted by the Brandon Township Board this 27th day of April, 2020.

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Township 129 Range 29

Established as Chippewa Township September 3, 1867.
Renamed Brandon Township March 11, 1881

Vital Statistics -
Location: Douglas County, MN
Land Area: 30.4 sq. mi.
Water Area: 5.1 sq. mi.
Lakes With Public Landings: 6
Population: 747 Est Apr 2018
Households 312
Township Roads: 46.86 Miles

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