Minnesota Secretary Of State - Absentee Data
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Absentee Data


Data about absentee voting in Minnesota is listed below.

Absentee Data for Past Elections

Information about key absentee ballot metrics for past elections is in the table below. Additional information is available in the spreadsheet below. The data also includes mail ballots for precincts that vote by mail. Last updated 1/14/21.

Statewide Absentee Summary Data
Absentee Ballot Counts 2020 State General 2020 State Primary 2020 Presidential Primary 2018 State General 2018 State Primary 2016 State General 2016 State Primary
Transmitted 2,193,411 867,123 249,701 730,875 226,263 742,021 108,658
Returned 1,929,945 555,998 155,255 652,053 149,274 689,722 44,504
Accepted 1,909,701 543,665 145,824 638,581 143,975 676,722 42,079
Rejected 20,240 12,229 9,388 13,468 5,200 12,461 2,390

Download a spreadsheet of statewide absentee voting statistics 2016-2020

Data for past elections is also available through the Election Administration & Voting Survey.