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Elections Calendar


2020 Election Dates


Detailed election administration calendars are also available.

What's on the Election Day ballot in 2020?

All voters will have these races on their general election ballot:

  • U.S. President
  • U.S. Senator
  • U.S. Representative
  • State Senator
  • State Representative
  • Judicial seats

Voters may also have one or more of these races on their ballot:

  • County Officials
  • City Officers
  • School Board Members
  • Township Officers
  • Local ballot questions

Special Elections

Special elections are used to fill vacant offices or decide ballot questions; they can be scheduled at various times during the year, and may be held in conjunction with a regularly scheduled election.

View list of upcoming special elections

Future Election Dates

Future regular election dates subject to change
Year Precinct Caucus* March Township Primary General Election
2020 2/25/20 3/10/20 8/11/20 11/3/20
2021   3/9/21 8/10/21 11/2/21
2022 2/1/22 3/8/22 8/9/22 11/8/22

The 2020 Presidential Primary will be on 3/3/20. Special elections may only be held on certain dates. See Special Elections for more information.

*Caucus dates as set by Minnesota Statutes 202A.14, unless the chairs of the two largest major political parties jointly notify the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State of a different date by March 1 of the preceding year.