The Primary Election is Tuesday, Aug. 11 but in Minnesota, you can vote early in person or by mail.
Vote early in person
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 your county election office.
- In addition to your county election office, some cities and towns offer in-person absentee voting. Check with your city clerk’s office for more information.
For most elections, absentee voting locations must be open during their normal business hours starting 46 days before the election. In addition, locations offering absentee ballots for federal, state or county elections must be open:
- The last Saturday before Election Day (10 a.m. — 3 p.m.)
- The day before Election Day until 5 p.m.
- This does not apply to school districts holding standalone elections.
Some local jurisdictions may provide additional absentee voting days or hours beyond the above required days and times. Call your jurisdiction for more information.
Vote by mail / Request an Absentee ballot
To complete this application online you must:
- Be eligible to register and vote in Minnesota
- Provide an email address
- Provide your identification number: MN-issued driver’s license, Minnesota ID card or last 4 digits of Social Security Number
To complete your application, please click here.