The Elections Department serves more than 92,281 registered voters in the county. We provide:

  • Training municipal clerks and election judges in election law, rules and procedures.
  • Printing all ballots, programming all automatic tabulating and assistive voting equipment.
  • Maintaining all voter registration and voter history records for the county.
  • Ensuring all campaign finance requirements are met.
  • Reporting all election results to the state of Minnesota.
  • Administering absentee ballots.
  • Maintaining all election equipment.

When are the next elections?


  • Special Election: November, 5, 2019
    • Check with your local municipality or school district for more information.


  • Presidential Primary Election: Tuesday, March 3, 2020
  • Township Election: Tuesday, March 10, 2020
  • Primary Election: Tuesday, August 11, 2020
  • General Election: Tuesday, November 3, 2020

2018 election results are provided by the Minnesota Secretary of State.