Voting in Minnesota

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This page has information relating to voting in Minnesota. For full information contact your state election agency.

Registration

Minnesota uses a primary system

To vote in Minnesota, you must meet the following requirements:

When and where

Voting on election day

Poll times

See also: State Poll Opening and Closing Times

Absentee voting

Eligibility

There are no eligibility requirements to vote absentee in Minnesota.[1]

Deadlines

There is no specific deadline for applying for an absentee ballot. The ballot must be returned on or before Election Day for it to be counted.[2]

Military and overseas voting

For full details regarding military and overseas voting, visit the Federal Voting Assistance Program.

Early voting

To vote early in Minnesota, a valid excuse is required. You may be eligible to vote early if:[3]

  • you will be away from home on Election Day
  • you are ill or disabled
  • you are an election judge serving in a precinct other than your own
  • [you are] unable to go to the polling place due to a religious observance or belief[4]

—Long Distance Voter

See also

External links

References

  1. Star Tribune, "No excuse needed to vote absentee in Minnesota," June 22, 2014
  2. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named absenteeMN
  3. Long Distance Voter, "Early Voting Rules: Delaware," accessed December 18, 2013
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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