Voting & Election Information

Election Calendar

  • February 27, 2024 at 7 pm - Caucus Election Day
  • March 5, 2024 from 7 am - 8 pm - Presidential Primary Election Day
  • August 13, 2024 from 7 am - 8 pm - State Primary Election Day
  • November 5, 2024 from 7 am - 8 pm - General Election Day
  • Federal, State, and City Elections are held in even years every two years

    • Primary Elections are the second Tuesday in August

    • General Elections are on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November


Polling Place Rules

In a polling place, only authorized people can be present. Campaigning is not allowed and political materials cannot be worn.

  • Do not enter a polling place unless you are authorized
  • Do not campaign in or near the polling place
  • Do not wear campaign materials
  • Do not initial or sign your ballot, or mark it with a sticker
  • Taking photos is discouraged
For details on the list above, go here. If you'd like to file a complaint because you believe someone has violated Minnesota election law, go here


Time Off to Vote

In a state or federal election, every employee has the right to take time off work to vote without losing your pay, personal leave, or vacation time. See Minnesota Statute 204C.04.


Know Your Rights

As a voter in Minnesota, you have many rights and you have the right to know them. Go here for the full list.