Primary election voting options

The primary election will be held on Tuesday, August 11. Absentee voting begins Friday, June 26. The secretary of state is recommending voters request absentee ballots from Hennepin County to vote by mail at blm.mn/absentee. A postage-paid, addressed envelope will be included with your absentee ballot.

The State of Minnesota does not have a provision to cancel elections. The August 11 primary will go forward even with the COVID-19 pandemic. The City will employ CDC guidelines for polling place safety. 

The general election will be held on Tuesday, November 3, with absentee voting beginning Friday, September 18.