As a voter in Minnesota, you have many rights—get to know them!
You have a right to take time off work to vote without losing your pay, personal leave, or vacation time.
You have the right to vote if you are in line to vote anytime before 8 p.m.
You have the right to register to vote on Election Day if you can show the required proof of residence.
You have the right to orally confirm who you are and to ask another person to sign for you if you cannot sign your name.
You have the right to ask anyone for help, except for an agent of your employer or union.
A voter who requires assistance in marking a ballot, by reason of blindness, disability, or inability to read or write, may be given assistance to do so by a person of the voter’s choice, other than the employer or agent of that employer or officer or agent of the voter’s union.
You have the right to bring your children with you to vote.
You can vote if you are not currently incarcerated, even if you are on probation or parole, or have other conditions such as restitution.
You have the right to vote if you are under a guardianship, unless a judge has revoked your right to vote.
You have the right to vote without anyone in the polling place trying to influence your vote.
You have the right to a replacement ballot if you make a mistake on your ballot before you cast it.
You have the right to file a written complaint at your polling place if you are unhappy with the way an election is being run.
You have the right to take a sample ballot into the voting booth.
You have the right to take a copy of the Voter’s Bill of Rights (Minnesota Statutes 204C.08, subd. 1d) into the voting booth.