Voting during COVID-19

Read our plan to keep voters and election workers safe.

Stay at home and vote by mail

To minimize direct contact with others, the CDC encourages you to vote by mail

All Minnesota voters are eligible to vote by mail. It’s easy to vote by mail, just as long as you plan ahead a bit.

Apply online for your ballot now

Due to a recent court action, some of the requirements for voting by mail have changed for 2020. These affect witness requirements and the deadline for returning your ballot. These changes are reflected throughout the information below.

Learn how you can vote by mail

Mail ballots are safe to handle

The CDC says that coronavirus transmission from mail is unlikely

However, whenever you get mail from your post office or mailbox, they recommend washing your hands

Polling places follow COVID-19 guidelines

The City of Minneapolis follows recommended guidelines to provide a safe and healthy environment for all voter and election judges.

View the COVID-19 polling place protocols

Polling places have changed

We relocated 50 polling places in Minneapolis to protect those living in residential facilities and to use larger spaces better suited for implementing social distancing.

If you plan to vote in person on Election Day, be sure to look up your polling place.

Contact us

Elections & Voter Services





311 or 612-673-3000


TTY: 612-673-2157




Elections & Voter Services
980 Hennepin Ave. E.
Minneapolis, MN 55414

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8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.