Voter Registration

The deadline for registration is 15 days before any election. Your registration card must be received by the Lawrence County Auditor's Office by this deadline to vote in the next election. Registration cards post marked on the 15th day do not qualify as being received by the deadline.


Review the following forms:

Regulations & Maps

Registration Standards

You can register to vote if

  • You are 18 years of age or older on the next election day
  • You are a citizen of the United States
  • You are not under a sentence of imprisonment for any felony conviction
  • You are a resident of South Dakota
  • You have not been judged mentally incompetent by a court of law

Registration Locations

You may register at any of the following locations:

  • City of Spearfish Finance Office, 625 5th Street, Spearfish, South Dakota
  • On Line at the Secretary of State's website
  • Lawrence County Auditor's Office, 90 Sherman Street, Deadwood, South Dakota

Additional Services Provided

In addition, you may register to vote at locations which provide the following services:

  • Aid to Families with Dependent Children
  • Department of Human Services offices which provide assistance to the disabled
  • Driver's Licenses
  • Food Stamps
  • Military Recruitment
  • Women, Infants, and Children Nutrition Program (WIC)

Additional Information

For additional information call the Lawrence County Auditor's Office at 605-578-1941 or visit the South Dakota Secretary of State website.