County sets polling locations, times for primary election

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The Grand Forks County Office Building, photographed on Nov. 23, 2015. Photo by Nick Nelson/Grand Forks Herald

The Grand Forks County Commission designated polling stations for areas outlying the city and set election day polling hours in preparation for the upcoming primary election on June 9 at its meeting on Tuesday, March 3.

The Alerus Center was designated as the polling place for Brenna and Grand Forks townships. The two townships to the southwest of the city are located in Precinct 1. The Precinct 6 location was designated as Bible Baptist Church, 6367 Gateway Drive. Precinct 6 covers part of Grand Forks Air Force Base, Blooming, Rye and Falconer townships.

Polling station hours were set from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day. An early voting precinct was established at the Alerus Center, which will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Early voting will be carried out June 2-6.

Information on absentee voting can be found , or by calling (701) 780-8200.

Adam Kurtz is the community editor for the Grand Forks Herald. He covers higher education and other topics in Grand Forks County and the city.

Kurtz joined the Herald in July 2019. He covered business and county government topics before covering higher education and some military topics.

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