2020 Election Dates

PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY NOMINATION - MARCH 3, 2020

In 2016, legislation was passed to authorize a nomination primary to be conducted for president of the United States, beginning with the 2020 presidential election cycle.  The current election law specific to the presidential primary is in Minnesota Statutes Chapter 207A and Minnesota Rules Chapter 8215.  Common questions about the presidential primary are answered on the MN Secretary of States website.

PRIMARY ELECTION - AUGUST 11, 2020

A Primary election determines which candidates will be on the ballot in the November general election.

GENERAL ELECTION - NOVEMBER 3, 2020