Election Voting and voter registration information

In Minnesota, you can vote early with an absentee ballot at your local elections office. If you are not registered, you can do so in person with proof of residence. If you plan to vote on Election Day you can vote and register in-person at your polling place.

Early Voting

General Election Early Voting Dates:

  • First day to vote early in person: Friday, September 21
  • Last day to vote early in person: Monday, November 5


Early Voting Locations: 

All voters have at least one location where they can vote early in person with an absentee ballot. Depending on where you live, there may be additional locations.

You can vote in-person at the Hennepin County election office.

  • Government Center, Skyway Level, 300 S. 6th St., Minneapolis
  • Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

In addition to the county election office, several cities and towns offer in-person absentee voting. Check with your city clerk’s office for more information.

Election Day Voting

Election Dates: 

  • General Election Day: Tuesday, November 6


Voting Locations: 

You can click here to view the MN Secretary of State Polling Place Finder. Polling places are usually open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Primary Election Day and General Election Day.

Once on the MN Secretary of State Polling Place Finder, you can find out important voting information for your precinct, including:

  • Your Polling Place (where you vote, map & directions)
  • Districts for your precinct (including maps)
  • “Candidates on My Ballot” (candidates and questions on the ballot at your
    next election, when available)

Register to Vote

Early Registration: 

Click here to register to vote or update your voter registration. It’s quick and easy. You will need your Minnesota driver’s license or Minnesota identification card number, or the last four numbers of your Social Security number.


Election Day Registration: 

To register at your polling place on Election Day, bring one proof of residence listed below. Click here to learn more about approved forms of proof of residence.

  1. ID with current name and address
  2. Photo ID and a document with current name and address
  3. Registered voter who can confirm your address
  4. College student ID with housing list
  5. Valid registration in the same precinct
  6. Notice of Late Registration
  7. Staff person of a residential facility