The County Auditor is an elected official who can be thought of as the county accountant, as this position requires appropriating funds to correct accounts, paying bills, keeping inventory of county property, maintaining capital assets records, and calculating payroll, among many other duties.

The Auditor serves as clerk to the County Commission by keeping record of commissioner proceedings by posting agendas, taking and posting meeting minutes and another other tasks as requested by the County Commission.

The Auditor is also responsible for voter registration, including the master voter registration, and coordinating all countywide elections, including primary & general elections.

- Auditor Links -

- Register to Vote -

To register to vote, you may download a voter's registration form, fill it out and return the original form to the Auditor's Office. You may also stop by the Auditor's Office and fill out or drop off the form there. 

Voter's Registration Form

Contact Information


Dixie Opdahl

PO Box 237

Hayti SD 57241

Phone: (605) 783-3201

Fax: (605) 783-3201



2nd Floor of Courthouse

Northeast Corner

300 4th Street

Hayti, SD 57241

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm

Closed on Holidays

County Offices

Courthouse Hours

8:00am - 5:00pm Central Time

Monday - Friday


Closed Weekends and All Approved Government Holiday

Offices may have different set of operation hours.

Courthouse Information

Please contact the corresponded offices for questions.

300 4th Street

Hayti, South Dakota 57241

Phone: (605) 783-3201 (Auditor)

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