Election Rules

Voter Registration is not required in North Dakota

ID Requirements for Voting: ID is required, non-photo ID is accepted. If voter does not have ID they may cast a ballot and must show ID within 6 days.

Absentee Voting: Any North Dakota voter can request an absentee ballot. Applications can be submitted anytime within the calendar year of an election and can be submitted online or by mail. Access the application here.

Gender Gaps in Representation

North Dakota is one of 13 states that has no women in its Congressional delegation. North Dakota ranks 42nd in the country for women’s representation in the State Legislature.

North Dakota Congressional Delegation

North Dakota State Legislature

Voter Turnout

North Dakota had higher voter turnout than the United States overall for both men and women in the 2016 Elections.

Percent Voter Turnout by Gender

Percent Voter Turnout by Race

Other races not shown due to population size