You can vote early by using an absentee ballot, instead of voting in person at the polling place on Election Day. You can vote absentee by mail, in person, or by having a person you know pick up and deliver your ballot for you. Any voter may vote absentee.
Absentee ballots are available during the 46 days prior to Election Day. To receive an absentee ballot, submit a signed application to the City Clerk’s office.
You may download and print the Absentee Ballot Application or pick one up at the City of Hopkins City Clerk’s Office in City Hall.
You may also visit the Secretary of State's website for information about absentee ballots.
You can cast your absentee ballot in two ways:
If you have a permanent disability, contact the City Clerk’s Office to learn about how to apply to receive an absentee ballot application on an ongoing basis.
There are special forms and procedures to make voting easier for Minnesotans who are serving in the military or are otherwise overseas. For more information visit Minnesota Overseas Vote Foundation.org/ or Federal Voting Assistance Program.gov/
The Minnesota Secretary of State’s website now allows you to verify the status of your absentee ballot. To check the status, visit https://mnvotes.sos.state.mn.us/AbsenteeBallotStatus.aspx