Voting in Minnesota

In Minnesota, the future belongs to all of us, whether or not we are allowed to vote. We vote for our future, knowing we are on a shared path. We vote because our democracy is by and for the people.

Register to Vote Online

Find out if you’re registered to vote here. In Minnesota, you can register to vote online. 

Know Your Voting Rights 

Learn about your voting rights on the Minnesota Secretary of State’s website here.

  1. Have time off work to vote. You have a right to take time off work to vote without losing your pay, personal leave, or vacation time.
  2. Vote if in line by 8 p.m. You have the right to vote if you are in line to vote anytime before 8 p.m.
  3. Register on Election Day. You have the right to register to vote on Election Day if you can show the required proof of residence.
  4. Sign in orally. 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.
  5. Ask for help. You have the right to ask anyone for help, except for an agent of your employer or union, or a candidate.
  6. Bring children to the polls. You have the right to bring your children with you to vote.
  7. Vote after serving felony conviction. You can vote after you finish all parts of your felony conviction sentence, including any probation, parole, or other conditions such as restitution.
  8. Vote if under guardianship. You have the right to vote if you are under a guardianship, unless a judge has revoked your right to vote.
  9. Vote without being influenced. You have the right to vote without anyone in the polling place trying to influence your vote.
  10. Get a replacement ballot. You have the right to a replacement ballot if you make a mistake on your ballot before you cast it.
  11. File a complaint. 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.
  12. Bring a sample ballot. You have the right to take a sample ballot into the voting booth.
  13. Bring the Voter’s Bill of Rights. You have the right to take a copy of the Voter’s Bill of Rights into the voting booth.