Election Committee Reports

The Elections & Voter Services Division brings regular reports to the City Council, primarily through its Elections & Rules Committee.

In addition to being available in the City's Legislative Information Management System, these reports are also linked here as a reference for the ongoing work of the Elections & Voter Services Division.


October 17, 2018 - Elections & Rules Committee

2018 Gubernatorial Election: Final plans and preparations (2018-01235)

May 9, 2018 - Elections & Rules Committee

Report on the 2017 Municipal Election (2018-00544) 2018 polling places designation amendment (2018-00531)



March 29, 2016 - Elections & Rules Committee

2016 Presidential Election: Initial plans and preparations (2016-00434)

2016 Precinct and Polling Place Designation (2016-00391)

Facility use agreements for the 2016 Presidential Election (2016-00430)

Feb. 23, 2016 - Elections & Rules Committee

Tenant Notice of Voter Registration (TNVR) program status report (2016-00265)



November 12, 2014 - City Canvassing Board

Canvass election results for two Charter Amendment questions on the ballot as part of the 2014 General Election.
Staff Report: Request for Council Action; Canvass Report & General Election Summary

September 17, 2014 - Elections & Rules Committee

Authorizing extended absentee voting service hours.
Staff Report: Request for Council Action; Proposal Analysis & Recommendations

August 13, 2014 - Elections & Rules Committee

Election Judge pay increase.
Staff Report: Request for Council Action; Metro City Survey; Proposed Resolution

Primary Election initial summary.
Staff Report: Summary

July 16, 2014 - Committee of the Whole

2014 Primary & General Election Judge appointments.
Staff Report: Request for Council Action; Election Judge Appointments List

APRIL 23, 2014 - Elections & Rules Committee

Precinct Additions and Polling Place moves.
Staff Report: Request for Council Action; 2014 Precinct Additions - Polling Place Moves Presentation; Resolution Draft; Map

March 25, 2014 - Elections & Rules Committee

2014 Special Election appointment of Election Judges and Absentee Ballot Board.
Staff Report: Request for Council Action; List of Election Judges

Report on the 2013 Municipal Election.
Staff Report: The 2013 Municipal Election: An Analysis & Recommendations; Exhibit A Part 1 - Analysis of 2013 Post-Election Survey Results; Exhibit A Part 2 - 2013 Post-Election Survey Summary Results; Exhibit A Part 3 - 2013 Post-Election Survey Crosstabulation of Results; Exhibit B: November 2013 Municipal Election Analysis by Connie Schmidt

Update on election rule changes.
Staff Report: Summary of Minnesota Rules changes


November 12, 2013 - City Canvassing Board

Canvass election results for the 2013 Municipal General Election held November 5, 2013.
Staff Report: Request for Council Action; Canvass Report & Election Summary; Post Election Review drawing results

October 30, 2013 - Elections Committee

Report on final plans and preparations for the 2013 municipal election.
Staff Reports: 2013 Municipal Election Plans and Preparations Report; Exhibit A - 2013 Precincts and Polling Places Map; Exhibit B - Polling Place Assessment Guide; Exhibit C - 2013 Municipal Election Staffing Analysis; Exhibit D - 2013 Voter Information Guide; Exhibit E - 2013 Ranked Choice Voting Ordinance; Exhibit F - Independent Evaluation by Freeman, Craft, McGregor Group, Inc

September 19, 2013 - Elections Committee

Appointment of election judges for the 2013 municipal election.
Staff Report: Election Judge RCA; List of Election Judges

August 28, 2013 - Elections Committee

Update on 2013 municipal election preparations including the voter outreach and education program.
Staff Report: Voter Outreach and Education RCA; Voter Outreach and Education Presentation

August 7, 2013 - Elections Committee

Voter outreach and education:
Report by Urban Scholars
Staff Report: Voter Education and Outreach RCA; Voter Education and Outreach Presentation; Youth Outreach Plan; College Outreach Report; Immigrant and New American Communities Report; Exhibit A; Exhibit B; Exhibit C; Exhibit D1; Exhibit D2; Exhibit D3; Exhibit E; Exhibit F

June 12, 2013 - Elections Committee

Report on plans and preparations for the 2013 municipal election.
Staff Report: Municipal Election RCA; Attachment A-Polling Place Resolution; Attachment B-Polling Place Changes; Municipal Election Status Report; Exhibit A-Polling Place Assessment Guide; Exhibit B-Polling Place Layout Example; Exhibit C-High Election Day Registrations & Registered Voters Map; Exhibit D-2013 & 2014 Polling Site Recommendations; Exhibit E-Proposed List of 2013 Polling Places; Exhibit F-Polling Place Work Group's Findings; Exhibit G-High Percentage Hmong, Somali, and Spanish Speaking Populations Map; Exhibit H-2013 Minneapolis Voter Outreach & Education Plan; Exhibit I-Election's Twitter Page; Exhibit J-Election's Facebook Page; Municipal Election Presentation

May 20, 2013 - Elections Committee

Ordinance changes amending the rules of conduct for municipal elections.
Staff Report: Municipal Elections RCA; Municipal Elections Ordinance; Municipal Elections Ordinance Reference Chart; Municipal Elections Ordinance Glossary; Municipal Elections Voter Intent Proposal; Municipal Elections Ordinance Presentation

February 27, 2013 - Elections Committee

Report on the planning and conduct of municipal elections.
Staff Report: 2013 Minneapolis Election RCA; 2013 Minneapolis Election Report; 2013 Minneapolis Election Presentation


December 3, 2012 - Elections Committee

Report on the 2012 General Election.
Staff Report: 2012 General Election RCA; 2012 General Election Report and Analysis; Minneapolis City Map, Precinct Analysis, Voter Turnout Maps, Election Judge Training Handout, 2012 Election Equipment Testing Schedule; Presentation

July 19, 2012 - Elections Committee

Appointment of Election Judges for the 2012 Primary and General elections.
Staff Report: 2012 Election Judges RCA; Election Judges List

Report on the impact of the proposed constitutional amendment on voter identification.
Staff Report: Vote ID Report; Exhibit A; Exhibit B; Exhibit C; Exhibit D; Exhibit E; and Presentation

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