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.
Have more questions about voting?
Read our voting FAQ
Important Dates - Presidential Primary
Voting Information for Minnesota
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.
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.Find Your Representatives What Do Your Representatives Stand For?
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).
Voter ID + Eligibility for Minnesota
Do Voters Need ID?
No, voters do not need an ID
- First time voters need ID
- Student IDs accepted
Find out more about your rights in Minnesota.
- You may pre-register for All Elections