Register to vote, find your voting location, and learn about upcoming elections.
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The Secretary of State's Elections Calendar shows a list of up coming elections and potential dates for future elections.
Olmsted County Election Dates
- Special Primary - May 24, 2022
- Special Election - August 9, 2022
- Primary - August 9, 2022
- General Election - November 8, 2022
Special Primary - May 24, 2022
A special primary will be held for nomination of candidates for the office of Congressional Representative for Congressional District 1. Candidates for this special election are not subject to the prohibition in Minnesota Statutes 2021, section 204B.06, against having more than one affidavit of candidacy on file for the same election. Visit the Secretary of State Website for more information on the upcoming Special Primary.
To apply online for a Special Primary Absentee Ballot: Request an Absentee Ballot
Special elections are used to fill vacant offices or decide ballot questions; they can be scheduled at various times during the year and may be held in conjunction with a regularly scheduled election. Visit the Minnesota Secretary of State's Website to see a complete list of upcoming Special Elections as well as dates that future special elections may be held.
Register to Vote
Register at the polls
Go to the MNvotes.org website for registration requirements and a list of documents you can use as proof of residence on election day.
Check to see if you’re registered
Go to the MNvotes.org website to find out if you are registered to vote at your current address.
Where to vote on Election Day
The Minnesota Secretary of State provides a Polling Place Finder to help you find out where to vote. Simply select your city and enter your address to get started.
Prior to most elections, the poll finder will also display what candidates and questions will be on your ballot and a sample ballot may also be available.