You can vote by absentee ballot if you are unable to vote in person on Election Day for one of the following reasons:
Absentee ballots are available during the 45 days prior to Election Day. To receive an absentee ballot, submit a signed application to the City Clerk’s office. The Absentee Application is available:
Be sure to check the appropriate box on the application, indicating why you cannot go to your polling place on Election Day; these are the only reason that entitle you to vote by absentee ballot.
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