Election Information

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Voter Registration Information

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.



You can register to vote if:

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

You may register at any of the following locations:

  • Lawrence County Auditor's Office, 90 Sherman Street, Deadwood, SD
  • City of Spearfish Finance Office, 625 5th Street, Spearfish, SD
  • On Line at the Secretary of State's Web Site at www.sdsos.gov

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

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

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