Vote Early

Don't want to wait in line on Election Day? Vote early! All voters in Minnesota can choose to vote before Election Day with an absentee ballot.

Early voting begins June 26 for the August 11 State Primary (and Special Council Ward 6 Election).

Vote by mail

All Minnesota voters are eligible to vote by mail. To minimize direct contact with others, the CDC encourages you to vote by mail. 

Vote early in-person

All Minneapolis voters can vote early in-person.

Track my mail ballot

You can track the status of your ballot or confirm that it was received back and accepted without problem.

Vote from military or abroad

Military and voters living abroad can use a special process to vote absentee.

Have someone else to pick up a ballot for you

In some narrow circumstances, you can choose someone to pick up and return a ballot for you

Minneapolis 311
Can Help

Contact Minneapolis 311 Monday–Friday 7 a.m.–7 p.m. for election and other city information. From outside city limits, dial 612-673-3000.