Check your registration
Register to vote
Be a U.S. citizen
Be 18 years old on Election Day
Be a resident of Minnesota for 20 days before Election Day
If previously convicted of a felony, your felony sentence has expired or been completed, or you have been discharged from the sentence
Not be under a court-ordered guardianship in which the right to vote has been revoked
Not be found by a court to be legally incompetent to vote
Vote by mail
Find your polling place
NO, unless you need to register or update your registration, or you have not voted in 4 or more years.
If you are registered to vote at your current address, you do not need to bring anything to vote in person.
If you need to register to vote or update your registration you need:
1. ID with current name and address
Valid Minnesota driver’s license, learner’s permit or ID; or a receipt for any of these.
Tribal ID with name, address, photo and signature.
2. Photo ID and a document with current name and address
APPROVED PHOTO IDS (CHOOSE ONE)
The ID can be expired.
Driver’s license, state ID or learner’s permit issued by any state
U.S. Military or Veteran ID
Tribal ID with name, signature and photo
Minnesota university, college or technical college ID
Minnesota high school ID
APPROVED DOCUMENTS (CHOOSE ONE)
Can be shown on electronic device.
Bill, account or start-of-service statement due or dated within 30 days of the election for:
Phone, TV or internet
Solid waste, sewer, electric, gas or water
Banking or credit card
Rent or mortgage
Residential lease or rent agreement valid through Election Day
Current student fee statement
3. Registered voter in your precinct who can confirm your address
A registered voter from your precinct can go with you to the polling place to sign an oath confirming your address. This is known as ‘vouching.’ A registered voter can vouch for up to eight voters. You cannot vouch for others if someone vouched for you.
4. College student ID with housing list
Colleges and universities may send election officials a student housing list. If you are on the list, show your college photo ID to complete your registration.
5. Valid registration in the same precinct
If you are registered in the precinct but changed names or moved within the same precinct, you only need to tell the election judge your previous name or address.
6. Notice of Late Registration
If you registered to vote within 20 days of the election, you may get a Notice of Late Registration in the mail. Bring it with youand use it as your proof of residence to register.
7. Staff person of a residential facility
If you live in a residential facility, a staff person can go with you to the polling place to confirm your address. This is known as ‘vouching.’ A staff person can vouch for all eligible voters living in the facility.
The staff person must prove their employment at the facility. There are several ways to do this, including by showing an employee badge.
Overseas and military voting
Voting as a student
Voting as a person with disabilities
Your Federal Voting Rights
As a Voter with a Disability, you have the right to:
Vote privately and independently
Have an accessible polling place with voting machines for voters with disabilities
You may either:
1. Seek assistance from workers at the polling place who have been trained to use the accessible voting machine, or
2. Bring someone to help you vote
You may request your local election officials to tell you about any voting aids, voting assistance, and absentee ballot procedures that are available.
Ensure your right to accessible elections!
For more information, contact the U.S. Election Assistance Commission.
By phone at 866-747-1471
By email at firstname.lastname@example.org