Minnesota

About this state

When you open the door for a stranger, that's "Minnesota Nice". When your state has the highest voter turnout in the ENTIRE COUNTRY, that's "Minnesota VERY Nice!" The 2022 election is right around the corner and we need every single one of you to make that blue wave! Which you would know a thing or two on the account of how many lakes you have! Minnesota will have two main elections in 2022. Its primary election will take place on August 9, and the general will be held on November 8. Here's everything you need to get ready for Election Day! SKOL TO DEMOCRACY! (Source: Ballot Ready)

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Key Dates

Jul 19

Primary Election Registration Deadline (online & mail)

Jun 24 – Aug 8

Primary Early Voting

Aug 8

Primary Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Aug 9

Primary Election

Nov 8

General Election

Minnesota Voter Guide

  • How do I make sure I'm registered to vote?

    Go to votesaveamerica.com/register. We're working with Vote.org to make this as easy as possible for you, so don't fuck it up.

    Register here
  • Can I register the same day I want to vote?

    Yes! But why wait? Do it now. Do it do it do it dooo itdoitdoitdoit: votesaveamerica.com/register

    Register here
  • Do I have to be registered as a Democrat or Republican to vote in my primary?

    Nope! Minnesota voters do not register by party and do not need to be formally affiliated with a political party in order to vote in its primary.

  • Can I vote by mail?

    Yes! You can request your ballot be mailed to you at home, fill it out, then mail it back. This is called an absentee ballot. There is no request deadline, but we recommend at least one week before the election. You can get your absentee ballot here.

    Request here
  • Can I vote early?

    Yes, but dates vary by locality, so contact your local elections office.

    Learn more
  • Do I need an ID?

    Ok, so if you completed your registration in the past and have voted before, you're all set. If you're a first-time voter or want to finish your registration on Election Day, you will need to bring a photo ID or a copy of a utility bill, bank statement, or paycheck. Get all the details from VoteRiders.

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Resources

  • Get your absentee ballot here!

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  • Need to show Voter ID? Not sure what kind? Get the specifics in your state here.

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