Downtown Early Vote Center

217 3rd Street South
Minneapolis, MN 55401

The Downtown Early Vote Center is open for the 2018 General starting on Friday, September 21.
  • Friday, September 21 to Friday, October 19: Monday through Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Monday, October 22 to Friday, November 2: Monday through Friday 7:00am - 6:00pm
  • Saturday, October 27 and Saturday, November 3 from 9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Sunday, October 28 and Sunday, November 4 from 12:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Monday, November 5 from 7:00am - 5:00pm
Note: Minneapolis voters may vote at any Early Vote Center, regardless of where they live in the City. On Election Day (November 6), voters must vote at their assigned polling place.

Learn more about early voting

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Downtown Early Voting Center, 217 S 3rd Street

Directions: West of the corner of 3rd Ave S and 3rd St S in downtown Minneapolis, one block north and one block west of City Hall.

Parking: There are parking meters available on the surrounding streets. There is a drop off area at the corner of 3rd Ave and 3rd St., and a couple spots for voters who need curbside voting assistance.

Transit: Light Rail access via both the Green and Blue lines is on Fifth St. via the Government Plaza station two blocks from the EVC. Bus routes providing service within 1 block of the EVC include Routes 3, 7, and 22. Several other routes also serve the downtown area. Metro Transit's Trip Planner will allow you to plan your trip to vote via transit.

100 foot buffer zone map: Downtown Early Voting Center Map (pdf) - with no campaigning boundary

Minneapolis 311
Can Help

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.