Unofficial Results

Ward I

Tom Anez - 54 Votes

Benjamin Merrill - 34 Votes

Ward II

Chris Kindt - Unopposed

Notice of Election 2021

Sample Ballot Municipal Election - 4-13-21

Ward I includes all of that part of the City west of Cliff Avenue located north and south of Willow Street. It shall also include all of that part of the City north of Willow Street located between Cliff Avenue and the railroad tracks. It shall also include all of that part of the City south of Willow Street and north of Maple Street located between Emmett Trail and Cliff Avenue. City Ward Map 2021

2021 Municipal Election (Ward I only)
Tuesday, April 13, 2021

7:00 am - 7:00 pm 
Liberty School Board Room, 200 E Willow Street, Harrisburg SD

Ward I - Alderman

Thomas Anez
Benjamin S. Merrill

Absentee Voting will be available March 29, 2021 at Harrisburg City Hall.

Deadline for voter registration - 5:00PM March 29th, 2021

Ward II - Alderman

Chris Kindt - Unopposed



Absentee Ballot Application

With growing concern of the COVID-19, the City of Harrisburg encourages social distancing to avoid the spread of the virus.   If you would like to exercise your right to vote and do so with an absentee ballot, please complete the application, Absentee Ballot Application including boxes 1,2,3,4,5 and 7.  In box 4 please check ‘municipal’ and for box 7, please sign and either have signature notarized OR you could make a copy of your driver’s license. Please return the application and attachments to the Lincoln County Auditor at 104 N Main Street  Suite 110, Canton, SD  57013-1703.  You may also put the items in an envelope and drop in the drop box outside of City Hall or mail back to the City of Harrisburg, PO Box 26, Harrisburg, SD  57032.  Once the application is received, we will mail you the ballot with instructions on how to return to us before election day of April 13th, 2021. 

Thank you in advance for keeping the community safe.  If you have any questions, please feel free to call 605-743-5872.

Notice of Vacancy
 - Published January 14 and January 21, 2021

Ward I - Three Year Term
Ward II - Three Year Term

Earliest Date to begin circulation and earliest date to file nominating petition. - January 29, 2021
Deadline for filing nominating petition - Friday, February 26, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. (City Hall will be open)

Deadline for submission of written request to withdraw candidate's name from nomination. - February 26, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

Nominating Petition for municipal election (letter size)

WARNING: State law requires that each petition sheet be self-contained. This means that the petition heading, instructions to signers, signature lines and circulator's verification must all be printed on each sheet prior to circulation. The sheet must be printed on front and back. You CANNOT tape, staple or glue the front and back sides together. You CANNOT include sheets with signature lines only.  If you have any questions about how to correctly prepare a petition sheet, please call the elections department at 773-3537

How to Circulate Municipal Nominating Petition 2021