GALLERY: Election Day 2020; Polls open across South Dakota

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RAPID CITY, S.D. — Election Day 2020 is here, and residents of the Mount Rushmore State have been lining up since before the polls opened across South Dakota at 7:00 a.m.

According to the South Dakota Secretary of State’s website, polls will remain open until 7:00 p.m. local time.

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You can find your polling place online by visiting South Dakota’s Voter Information Portal. Your polling place is also listed on your voter acknowledgement notice that you received from your county election official after registering.

All voters who appear at a polling place must show proof of identification (SDCL12-18-6.1). Approved forms of photo identification include:

  • South Dakota driver’s license or nondriver ID card
  • U.S. government photo ID (passport is acceptable)
  • U.S. Armed Forces ID
  • Current student photo identification card from a South Dakota high school or South Dakota accredited institution of higher education
  • Tribal photo ID

If you do not have a photo ID, you can sign a personal identification affidavit, and will still be allowed to vote a regular ballot.


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