To vote by mail, you need to submit an application for an absentee ballot. You may request an absentee ballot online through the Office of the Secretary of State. You can pick up an official application for an absentee ballot from the Minneapolis Elections & Voter Services office in City Hall or from Hennepin County Elections in the Hennepin County Government Center.
Absentee ballot requests should be returned to:
Mail or in-person:
Minneapolis Elections and Voter Services
350 S. 5th St., Room 201
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Requests are taken year-round. Absentee ballots are available beginning 46 days prior to a regularly scheduled election.Not pre-registered?
Learn how easy it is to complete your mail ballot with the help of this video:
Use the Absentee Ballot Lookup.
Remember to request your absentee ballot at least 7 days before Election Day to allow yourself time to complete the absentee voting process. Your ballot will be sent to you along with a postage-paid envelope for you to return it by mail. If you choose to return it by mail, it MUST be received by Election Day in order to be counted.
Contact Minneapolis 311 Monday–Friday 7 a.m.–7 p.m., weekends 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. for election and other city information. From outside city limits, dial 612-673-3000.