Early voting kicks off in Grand Forks for June election

A total of 264 people voted on the first day of early voting

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Voters check in at the Alerus Center Tuesday, June 7, 2022 for the first day of early voting of the June election.
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GRAND FORKS — Early voting for the June election started Tuesday, June 7, with a total of 264 voters making their way out to the Alerus Center located at 1200 S. 42nd St.

Grand Forks County Auditor Debbie Nelson said the number of people participating in early voting on the first day is about the same as it has been in previous years.

On the first day of early voting in June 2018 a total of 167 people cast their ballots compared to 247 in 2016 and 54 in 2014.

Early voting will be held until Saturday, June 11, at the Alerus Center from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday.

On June 14, the day of the election, voters can vote at the Alerus Center, ICON Arena/Park District Office located at 1060 47th Ave. S., Home of Economy located at 1508 N Washington St. or Holy Family located at 1018 18th Ave. S.


For more information about the election, go to

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Meghan Arbegast grew up in Security-Widefield, Colorado. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from North Dakota State University in Fargo, in 2021.

Arbegast wrote for The Spectrum, NDSU's student newspaper, for three years and was Head News Editor for two years. She was an intern with University Relations her last two semesters of college.

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