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June 4, 2024 Primary Election

Brule County is combining the Democratic Primary along with Kimball School and Chamberlain City Commissioner Race

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NOTICE OF POST ELECTION AUDIT
          Notice is hereby given, in accordance with SDCL 12-17B-21, that a Post Election Audit of the June 4, 2024 Primary Election will be conducted on June 17th, 2024 in the Commissioners Room at the Brule County Courthouse, 300 S Courtland, Chamberlain, SD.
           The Audit will start at 1:00 pm and is open to the public. The public is reminded that they shall keep a reasonable distance so as to not interfere with the audit process.
Questions concerning the Post Election Audit may be directed to the Brule County Auditor at 605-234-4430.
Pamela Petrak
Brule County Auditor

Last day to register to vote for Primary Election is May 20, 2024 at 5:00 pm

Absentee Voting begins on April 19, 2024, absentee ballots for the City of Chamberlain Commissioner and Kimball School Board election will be at the Brule County Auditor's Office.   

NOTICE OF TESTING
AUTOMATIC TABULATING EQUIPMENT
Notice is hereby given that the automatic tabulating equipment will be tested to ascertain that it will correctly count the votes for all offices and measures that are to be cast at the Primary Election held on June 4, 2024.
The test will be conducted on the May 31,2024 at 4:00 p.m. at the Brule County Courthouse.
Dated this 24th day of May, 2024
Pamela Petrak
Brule County Auditor
NOTICE OF PRIMARY ELECTION
A Primary Election combined with the City of Chamberlain Commission Election and Kimball School Board Election will be held on Tuesday June 4, 2024 in all the voting precincts in Brule County and Buffalo County.
The election polls will be open from seven o’clock a.m. to seven o’clock p.m. central time on the day of the election. Ballot styles: Democratic Primary, Democratic Primary w/Chamberlain City Commission, Democratic Primary w/Kimball School, Chamberlain City Commission and Kimball School Election (non-partisan).

The polling place in each precinct of this county shall be as follows: Brule County

Precinct Place
01 Chamberlain City, Brule Townships will vote at Brule County Courthouse
Chamberlain SD

02 Kimball City Wards 1,2 & 3
Kimball, Plainfield, Wilbur, 
Highland, Waldro, Plummer, Lyon, Willow Lake, Pleasant Grove and
Torrey Lake Townships will vote at Kimball Legion Kimball SD

03 Pukwana Town, West Point, 
Union, Cleveland, Smith, 
Red Lake & Pukwana Townships will vote at Pukwana Community Center Pukwana SD

04 America, Eagle, Grandview, Ola 
and Richland Townships will vote at Ola Church Ola SD

The polling place in each precinct of this county shall be as follows: Buffalo County
Precinct Place
01 Elvira -  Buffalo County Courthouse
02 Pershing - Crow Creek District
03 Victory -  Ft. Thompson Catholic Hall
Ft. Thompson SD

Voters with disabilities may contact the county auditor for information and special assistance in absentee voting or polling place accessibility at
605-234-4430 (Brule) 605-293-3217 (Buffalo).
Pamela Petrak - Brule County Auditor
Debra Morrison - Buffalo County Auditor
Nicky Gaulke - Chamberlain City 
Randi Grussing - Kimball School

 

Election Information

 

Anyone can vote absentee – either in person at the Auditor’s Office (bring your photo ID) or by requesting a ballot to be mailed to you. If you are requesting a ballot to be mailed or taken out of the office you may obtain the form on the Secretary of State Page: www.sdsos.gov Go to Elections and Voting Tab on the left hand side of the page, then Absentee Voting on right hand side of page, scroll down to download an application. The form may be filled out online HOWEVER, you need to PRINT, SIGN and MAIL to your Auditor’s Office. A drop box that is located at the front doors of the Courthouse for your convenience also. An original signature is needed to validate the ballot before counting. No faxes or emailed requested can be accepted. The application also calls for a copy of your ID to accompany the form, if you do not have access to a copy machine, a photo of your ID can be emailed or texted to your local auditor’s office from your smart phone. If you do not have access to a computer you may also request a ballot simply by writing a letter stating you are requesting an absentee ballot for the upcoming Election. If your address is different than your registration address, please put the address where you want the ballot to be mailed to, SIGN and MAIL to your Auditor’s Office or place in the drop box located at the front doors of the Courthouse along with a copy of your photo ID.Brule County Auditor 300 S Courtland, Suite 103, Chamberlain, SD 57325

For more information on elections and voting you can go to www.sdsos.gov.

Brule County Auditor
300 S. Courtland St., Ste 103
Chamberlain, SD 57325

Phone: (605)234-4430
Fax:      (605)234-4430

Email: brulaud@midstatesd.net

                  Precint #  Brule County Polling Locations         Address

1
  • Chamberlain City
    Chamberlain & Brule Twps.

  • Brule County Courthouse 
    300 S Courtland Ste 103
    Chamberlain SD 57325

2
  • Kimball City Wards 1,2 3
    Kimball, Plainfield, Wilbur,
    Highland, Waldro, Plummer,
    Lyon, Pleasant, Torrey Lake
    & Willow Lake Twps.

  • Kimball Legion 
    Main Street 
    Kimball SD 57355

3
  • Pukwana Town
    West Point, Union, Cleveland,

    Smith, Red Lake & Pukwana Twps.

  • Pukwana Community Center
    Pukwana SD 57370

4
  • America, Ola, Grandview 
    Eagle & Richland Twps

  • Ola Church Meeting RoomOla, SD

REDISTRICT RESOLUTION 2-03-2022

                                         BRULE COUNTY RESOLUTION 2022-3

‍A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE COMMISSIONER DISTRICTS AND SETTING THE BOUNDARY LINES AND AMENDING VOTING PRECINCTS

WHEREAS, SDCL 7-8-10 requires the County Commissioner to use 2020 census figures to divide the County into Commission Districts so that each district shall be as regular and compact in form as practical and contain as near as possible an equal number of residents, and

WHEREAS, notice of redistricting has been given as provided by law, and

WHEREAS, the Commissioners have taken testimony for the public and considered different alternatives, now

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Brule County, SD for purposes of establishing commission districts, defines the following areas:

North Chamberlain Addition from District Three to District One: All that portion of the City of Chamberlain north and east of a line commencing at the point where the State of South Dakota railroad right of way intersects the east boundary of the City of Chamberlain, then west along said railroad right of way to North Maple Street, then north to Paul Gust Road, then west along Paul Gust Road to Elm Street to Rodeo Avenue, then west along Rodeo Avenue to North Main Street, then north along Main Street to East Good Street, then east along East Good Street to Will Street, then north along Will Street to East “G” Street, then southeasterly along East “G” Street to South Club Street, then north along South Club Street and North Club Street to East “K” Street, then southwesterly along East “K” Street to Yodel Street, then north along Yodel Street to East “J” Street, then west along East “J” Street to Van Antwerp, then north along Van Antwerp to the city limits of the city. Said area being designated as the North Chamberlain Addition to District One.

Chamberlain Addition from District Two to District Four: All that portion of the City of Chamberlain south of West 10th Avenue to West 11thAvenue to Main Street, then north one block to East 10th Avenue east one block to S Sanborn Street Said area being designated an addition to District Four. 

Chamberlain Addition from District Two to District Three: All that portion of the City of Chamberlain south and east of a line commencing at the point where the State of Dakota railroad right of way intersects the east boundary of the City of Chamberlain, south to King Street, then east along King Street to the city limit boundary north of Morley Tract 1 & 2 in the Northeast ¼ of Section 22, T104 R71W (Chamberlain Township), west to Northwest corner of Section 22 T104R71W, south to the Southwest corner of the North Quarter, Section 22, T104 R 71W (Chamberlain Township), then east to Eagle Avenue, then south along Eagle Avenue, then west along Antelope Drive to Cedar Road, then South to Sorenson Drive, then west along Sorenson Drive to the eastern boundary of Section 21, T 104 R 71W (Chamberlain Township), then along northern boundary of Section 21, T 104 R 71W, west to Interstate 90 Exchange. Said area being designated an addition to District Three. 

Addition to District Five: All of Smith and Richland Townships added to District Five from District One. 

‍That Brule County, SD be divided into the five commissioner districts as follows: 

Commissioner District One: The area that includes the Town of Pukwana, and the Townships of Cleveland, Lyon, Pukwana, Plummer, Red Lake, Union, Waldro, West Point and Willow Lake. District One will encompass voting Precinct 2 (Kimball Legion) and Precinct 3 (Brule County Ag Building). 

Commissioner District Two: The area that includes all of the City of Chamberlain south of a line commencing at the west border of the city limits at a point where 11th Avenue would cross the city limits if said 11th Avenue were extended west to the city limits, then east along said 11th Avenue to South Main Street, then north to East 10th Avenue, then east to South Sanborn Street, then north along South Sanborn Street to King Avenue, then east along King Street to connect with the boundaries of the Addition to District Three listed above. District Two will encompass voting Precinct 1 (Brule County Courthouse). 

Commissioner District Three: The area that includes the Townships of America, Brule, Chamberlain, Eagle, Grandview, Ola, Pleasant Grove and Torrey Lake plus the south Chamberlain Addition. District 3 will encompass voting Precinct 1 (Brule County Courthouse), Precinct 2 (Kimball Legion) and Precinct 4 (Ola Church). 

Commissioner District Four: The area that includes all of the City of Chamberlain north of a line commencing at the west border of the city limits at a point where 11th Avenue would cross the city limits if said 11th Avenue were extended west to the city limits, then east along said 11th Avenue east to South Main Street, then north to 10th Avenue, then east to South Sanborn Street, then north along South Sanborn Street to King Avenue, then east along King Street to Paul Gust Road, then north on Elm Street to Rodeo Avenue, then west on Rodeo Avenue to North Main Street, then north to E Good Street, then east to South Club Street, then north on South Club and North Club to East “J” Street then west on East “J” street to the intersection of North Main Street and SD Highway 50. District 4 will encompass voting Precinct 1 (Brule County Courthouse). 

‍Commissioner District Five: The area that includes the Townships of Highland, Kimball, Plainfield, Richland, Smith and Wilbur. District 5 will encompass voting Precinct 2 (Kimball Legion), Precinct 3 (Brule County Ag Building) and Precinct 4 (Ola Church). 

That Brule County, SD set the following as the voting precincts as follows:

Precinct One: Brule County Courthouse – All registered voters in the City of Chamberlain, Chamberlain and Brule Townships

Precinct Two: Kimball Legion - All registered voters in the City of Kimball, Lyon, Plummer, Waldro, Willow Lake, Kimball, Plainfield, Highland, Wilbur Townships. Add Pleasant Grove and Torrey Lake Township voters. Delete Richland Township voters.

Precinct Three: Brule County Ag Building - All registered voters in the Town of Pukwana, West Point, Union, Pukwana, Cleveland, Red Lake and Smith Townships. 

Precinct Four: Ola Church - All registered voters in America, Ola, Grandview Townships. Add Eagle and Richland Townships. 

‍That the County Auditor is directed to establish election registration records as she in her discretion determines will effectively implement this resolution. 

ATTEST:
______________________________________
Pamela Petrak
Brule County Auditor

__________________________________
Brad Carson, 
ChairmanBrule County Commission

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