Absentee voting for 2017 election begins September 22

All eligible voters in Hennepin County can vote absentee — either in-person or by mail — beginning Friday, September 22.

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Vote early in person

In-person absentee voting will be available September 22 through November 6 at city halls and school district offices across Hennepin County and at the Early Vote Center in downtown Minneapolis at 217 S. Third Street. Each city location can accommodate voters who live in that particular city. Only Minneapolis residents can vote at the Early Vote Center.

To check if there is an election in their area or to find the appropriate polling place, voters can view a sample ballot from the Secretary of State’s website.

Voters who live anywhere in Hennepin County can pick up an absentee ballot application or a voter registration form at the Hennepin County Government Center – 300 S. Sixth Street, Minneapolis – skyway level. Hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Monday through FridayLearn more about absentee voting in person.

What’s on the Election Day ballot in 2017?

Only some areas of Minnesota will have elections in 2017. Voters who do will see one or more of these on their ballot:

  • City Officers
  • School Board Members
  • Township Officers
  • Park District Board Member
  • Local ballot questions

Go here fore more information.


—Information provided by Hennepin County.