Voting in
Minnesota

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How & Where to Vote

Find out where to vote, how to vote, how to vote early, and how to vote by mail.

Register to Vote

Register to vote in Minnesota, or learn more about voter ID & rights.

Election Details

Visit the Minnesota election website or call (877) 600-VOTE to learn more about your states voting details.

Have more questions about voting?

Read our voting FAQ

Important Dates - Presidential Primary

03/03/2020
Primary Election Date
02/11/2020
Primary Registration Deadline (by mail)
Open
Primary Type

Voting Information for Minnesota

Presidential Primaries

No party affiliation is required at registration to participate in primary. However, you may have to affirm that you are not an active member of another party. See Minnesota Republican Party or Democratic Party sites for details.

Statewide Primaries

Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.

Don’t miss your next election!

Don’t miss your next election! Minnesota’s presidential primary election is March 3, 2020. You may register to vote with valid ID on Election Day. Preregistration is recommended.

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Early Voting + Absentee Voting

Early Voting Dates: Jan. 17th to March 2nd

You can vote in person at your county clerk’s office from January 17th to March 2nd at 5:00 p.m. before the election, using an absentee ballot. No excuse required.

To vote absentee by mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot (click here).  It is recommened to apply for this ballot on or before March 2nd. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be witnessed by another Minnesota voter or Notary and received by (2020 TBD).

Request Absentee Ballot

Voter ID + Eligibility for Minnesota

Do Voters Need ID?

    No, voters do not need an ID
  • First time voters need ID
  • Student IDs accepted

Voter Rights

Find out more about your rights in Minnesota.

Pre-registration

  • You may pre-register for All Elections