How to Vote

Make your plan to vote!

COVID-19 presents unique challenges for voting in 2020. Plan ahead, apply to vote by mail, and make sure you send in your vote early.

Important dates

June 26

    Absentee voting begins for primary election

July 21

    Pre-registration ends at 5 p.m. for primary election

August 10

 In-person absentee voting for primary election closes at 5 p.m.

September 18

Absentee voting begins for general election

October 13

Pre-registration ends at 5 p.m. for general election

November 2

In-person absentee voting for general election closes at 5 p.m.

November 3

General election day, polls open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Voter registration and voting early by mail

Especially during times like these, it's important to limit your contact with other people in public. The same applies to voting. Fortunately, you can register to vote and apply to vote by mail online through the Minnesota Secretary of State's office.