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Direct balloting will begin on Tuesday, November 1, 2022. All eligible voters can vote early at City Hall by placing the ballot that was issued to them on site directly into a ballot counter. Votes are counted immediately, and results are reported after the polls close on Election Day, November 8, 2022.
Yes, when you apply for an absentee ballot, you will be provided with the required voter registration materials. Please be prepared to show photo ID and proof of residence. Apply on the Secretary of State's website.
A voter may return their own completed ballot using one of the following options:
You can track the status of your absentee ballot at any point in the process and confirm that it was received and counted at the secretary of state’s website. Please note, in order for the tracker to work you must enter all information exactly the same as what you put on your application. You can also check the status of your ballot by contacting Hennepin County Elections at 612-348-5151.
The city hires election workers to assist with each election. If selected, you'll be placed in one of four polling locations to ensure every eligible ballot is cast and counted. You'll verify voter eligibility, assist with voter registration, distribute ballots, and certify results. Election workers are paid $11 – $13 per hour. Apply to serve as an election judge.
Under current state law, an individual returning a ballot for someone else will be required to show ID and complete an agent delivery log.
A person may return a voted ballot for up to three people in any election, not including their own ballot, using one of the options below:
If the date is more than 7 days before Election Day and you already voted early by absentee ballot, either in person at city hall or through the mail, you may request your ballot be destroyed. At that time you may request a new ballot be issued to you. After that time if your ballot has been accepted, you may not change your vote.
Note: Elections staff can only provide you with information regarding your own ballot or registration status. We can't give you information about other voters.