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2014 Election Statistics


On the Ballot

  • US Senator: 1
  • Governor & Lieutenant Governor: 1
  • Secretary of State: 1
  • State Auditor: 1
  • Attorney General: 1
  • Supreme Court Associate Justices: 2
  • Court of Appeals Judges: 7
  • State Representative: 134
  • District Court Judges: 118
  • County Races: 724
  • City Races: 1,914
  • Township Races: 1,548
  • School Board Races: 337
  • Hospital District Races: 98
  • County Questions: 5
  • City Questions: 58
  • Township Questions: 26
  • School District Questions: 160

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  • Congressional Districts: 8
  • State Senate Districts: 67
  • State Legislative Districts: 134
  • Counties: 87
  • Cities: 853
  • Townships: 1,783
  • Counties with Unorganized Territory: 16
  • School Districts: 332

Voter Registration

Minnesota voters may pre-register up to three weeks before Election Day. In the map image below, counties with darker shades had a higher percentage of eligible voters pre-registered. Click on the image to view a pdf with rates for each county.

Pre-registration by county. Counties with darker shades had a higher percentage of voters pre-registered
10 Precincts with most pre-registered voters
Precinct County Registered at 7 am Election Day
Monticello Wright 6394
Saint Michael P-1B Wright 5579
Wyoming Chisago 4828
Otsego P-1A Wright 4205
Rogers P-2 Hennepin 4133
Saint Michael P-1A Wright 4081
New Brighton P-3 Ramsey 4010
Chaska W-2 Carver 3928
Buffalo P-1 Wright 3918
Shoreview P-5 Hennepin 3896

 Find pre-registered data for all precincts in the 2014 Precinct Results Spreadsheet

Minnesota voters may register when they vote on Election Day. Note that these might be new voters, or voters re-registering after changing their name or address. In the map image below, counties with darker shades had a higher percentage of voters that registered when voting. Click on the image to view a pdf with rates for each county.

Election day registration by county. Counties with darker shades had a higher percentage of voters register when they voted
10 Precincts with Most Election Day Registrations
Precinct County Election Day Registrations
Minneapolis W-3 P-1 Hennepin 773
Minneapolis W-2 P-10 Hennepin 724
Duluth P-10 St. Louis 719
Northfield W-4 P-2 Rice 673
Saint Paul W-4 P-6 Ramsey 547
Minneapolis W-2 P-10 Hennepin 537
Mankato W-5 P-6 Blue Earth 518
Northfield W-1 P-1 Rice 475
Minneapolis W-10 P-2 Hennepin 438
Minneapolis W-10 P-7 Hennepin 431

 Find election day registration data for all precincts in the 2014 Precinct Results Spreadsheet


Voter Turnout

Voter turnout is the number of voters divided by the number of eligible voters. This office does not have exact eligible voter data, so uses statewide data from the United States Election Project on election night. Citizen Voting Age Population (CVAP) data from the U.S. Census is less exact, but available by county. In the map image below, counties with darker shades had higher turnout. Click on the image to view a pdf with rates for each county.

Total turnout by county. Counties with darker shades had a higher percentage of eligible voters voting on election day.
10 Precincts with Most Polling Place Votes
Precinct County Votes Cast in Polling Place
Monticello Wright 3355
Saint Michael P-1B Wright 3011
Wyoming Chisago 2979
Rogers P-2 Hennepin 2552
Shoreview P-5 Hennepin 2416
Otsego P-1A Wright 2373
Waconia W-2 Carver 2363
Saint Paul W-3 P-14 Ramsey 2266
New Brighton P-3 Ramsey 2258
Otsego P-2A Wright 2182

Find polling place voting data for all precincts in the 2014 Precinct Results Spreadsheet

Most Minnesota voters vote at their polling place on Election Day. In the map image below, counties with darker shades had a higher percentage of votes cast in polling places. Click on the image to view a pdf with rates for each county.

Polling place voting by county. Counties with darker shades had a higher percentage of voting via polling places on election day.
10 Precincts with Most Polling Place Votes
Precinct County Votes Cast in Polling Place
Monticello Wright 3355
Saint Michael P-1B Wright 3011
Wyoming Chisago 2979
Rogers P-2 Hennepin 2552
Shoreview P-5 Hennepin 2416
Otsego P-1A Wright 2373
Waconia W-2 Carver 2363
Saint Paul W-3 P-14 Ramsey 2266
New Brighton P-3 Ramsey 2258
Otsego P-2A Wright 2182

 Find polling place voting data for all precincts in the 2014 Precinct Results Spreadsheet

Voters throughout Minnesota may vote early as absentees without excuse, in person or by mail. Some areas in Minnesota are designated as "mail ballot" which means that ballots are mailed to registered voters and voters do not go to a normal polling place on Election Day. In the map image below, counties with darker shades had a higher percentage of votes cast by absentee or mail voting. Click on the image to view a pdf with rates for each county.

Polling place voting by county. Counties with darker shades had a higher percentage of voting via polling places on election day.
10 Precincts with Most Absentee and Mail Ballot Votes
Precinct County Absentee and Mail Ballot Votes
Bass Lake Prec (M) Itasca 588
Edina P-18 Hennepin 581
Sugar Lake Prec (M) Itasca 557
Wayzata P-1 Hennepin 456
Saint Michael P-1B Wright 451
Plymouth W-3 P-14 Hennepin 435
Shoreview P-3 Ramsey 432
Shoreview P-5 Ramsey 428
Woodbury P-2 Washington 418
Maple Hill P-8A (M) Cook 414

(M) = Mail Ballot Precincts

Find absentee and mail ballot voting data for all precincts in the 2014 Precinct Results Spreadsheet


Precincts and Polling Places

  • Precincts: 4106
  • Mail Ballot Precincts:
  • Cities delegated:
  • Election Judges:
Tabulation Method Equipment Model Precincts Using Voters Using
Precinct Tabulated ES&S Accuvote 312 334,752
ES&S Model 100 2,845 966,935
ES&S Digital Scan 200 628 666,206
SUBTOTAL 3,785 1,967,892
Central Count ES&S Model 100 116 8,114
ES&S Model 650 72 7,462
ES&S Digital Scan 850 56 2,724
SUBTOTAL 244 18,300
Hand Count SUBTOTAL 77 6,373