Elections

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?

In 2016 legislation was passed establishing a presidential nomination primary. The current election law specific to the presidential primary is in Minnesota Statutes Chapter 207A and Minnesota Rules Chapter 8215. Common questions and answers are provide by the Minnesota Secretary of State


  • 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.