North Dakota Covid Legal Information

We drew these resources principally from Justin Levitt's list of COVID-19 election cases, Standford-MIT Healthy Elections Project COVID-Related Election Litigation Tracker, and the National Center for State Legislatures' COVID-19 and 2020 Primary Elections page.

Litigation Tracker

Executive Actions

  • Executive Order 2020-13


    Vote by Mail; Deadlines

    Date Filed



    The Governor and Secretary of State suspended the requirement that each county operate at least one polling place for in-person voting; directed state and local officials to take all necessary steps to conduct upcoming elections by mail, to identify and establish secure mail ballot drop box locations, to allow county election boards to open and process ballots sooner, to send prepaid mail ballot application forms to all registered voters, and to provide an ExpressVote device in the county courthouse.



Legislative Actions