Minnesota Secretary Of State - Voting Underway in Minnesota’s Primary Election
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Voting Underway in Minnesota’s Primary Election

June 28, 2024

Visit mnvotes.gov to register to vote, view a sample ballot, request a ballot, track a ballot, and find a polling place

SAINT PAUL — Voting for Minnesota’s August 13, 2024 Primary Election began on June 28, 2024. In the primary, voters choose candidates to appear on the November 5 General Election ballot.

Minnesota’s no-excuse absentee voting law allows eligible voters to cast their ballot starting 46 days before the election. All absentee and mail ballots must be returned by 8 p.m. on election day.

The August 13 Primary is the first statewide primary election since the passage of the restoration of voting rights for Minnesotans with felony convictions who are not currently incarcerated.

At mnvotes.gov, voters can register to vote, check their voter registration, request a ballot to vote from home, and track their ballot in English, Spanish, Hmong, Somali, Vietnamese, Russian, Chinese, Lao, Oromo, Khmer, and Amharic. Voters can also find their polling place and view a sample ballot in English.

On Thursday, June 27, the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State provided a briefing to the press on the start of absentee voting, the availability of online interactive voter tools in 11 languages, updates on election security, election worker recruitment, and voter outreach initiatives. A recording of the briefing is available on YouTube.

Election Call Center

Voters can call the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State at 1-877-600-VOTE (8683) to ask their voting-related questions. The call center is available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Become an Election Judge

Minnesota needs 30,000 election judges during every statewide election. Election judges are paid, temporary workers hired by local election offices. Election judges are trained to handle all aspects of voting at the polling place