Absentee Ballots

In Minnesota, you can vote early with an absentee ballot starting 46 days before Election Day. Below are some helpful links to educate you about voting early. 

vote early by mail

To vote by mail, apply to have an absentee ballot mailed to you.  You do not need to be registered to apply.  If you have any questions please feel free to contact City Hall at (952) 249-4600.

Online absentee ballot application

Paper absentee ballot application


You can vote in person at Hennepin County Government Center, 300 South 6th Street MC 012, Minneapolis, MN 55487-0012. If you are not registered, you can do so in person if you show proof of residence.

vote early in person at orono city hall (august 4 - 10, 2020)

Orono is offering Direct Balloting only for the Primary Election.  To vote in person at Orono City Hall please come between August 4 -10, 2020.  Orono City Hall is located at 2750 Kelley Parkway, Orono, MN 55356.  City Office hours for AB voting are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Please note that in person voting in Orono will only be available during the Direct Balloting Period for the Primary Election.  Hennepin County Elections is open for in-person voting to all Hennepin County residents during the full 46 days of the Absentee Balloting period (June 26 - August 10).

vote from military or abroad

Serving in the military or living abroad?  Have an absentee ballot sent to you wherever you are in the world! Apply online or mail in a paper application.

track your absentee ballot

To find out where your absentee or mail ballot is in the process, enter the information requested.