Absentee Voting

Residents may vote by absentee ballot for any election. Absentee ballots will be available 45 days prior to the election.

  • Presidential Primary Election March 3, 2020: Absentee ballots are available starting Jan 17, 2020
  • State Primary Election Aug 11, 2020: Absentee ballots are available starting June 26, 2020
  • General Election Nov 3, 2020: Absentee ballots are available starting Sept 18, 2020

Applying To Vote Absentee

To receive an absentee ballot, you'll need to complete an absentee ballot application. Once your completed and signed application is received, your absentee ballot will be mailed to you with instructions. There are several ways to apply for an absentee ballot:

Military & Overseas Voters

If you are in the military or residing overseas, there is a different process for applying and voting by absentee ballot. Visit the Hennepin County website for more information

Track Your Absentee Ballot

You can track your absentee ballot using the Absentee Ballot Status Lookup feature on the Minnesota Secretary of State website.

Absentee Voting Hours

You may vote by absentee ballot at City Hall (2nd floor, 7800 Golden Valley Rd) beginning on the dates noted above for the general election. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8 am-4:30 pm.

Closer to election days, City Hall will be open extended hours for absentee voting (sometimes called "early voting").