How to Register to Vote

 
 

Where to register:

In-Person at:

Government Center
151 4th St SE
Rochester, MN 55904​

Online

 Minnesota Secretary of State's website

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

 

Eligibility to Vote

You are eligible to vote in Minnesota if you are:

  • At least 18 years or older
  • A citizen of the United States
  • A resident of Minnesota for at least 20 days before Election Day
  • Have the right to vote because, if you have been convicted of a felony, your felony sentence has expired (been completed) or you have discharged from your sentence
  • Are not under a guardianship in which the court order revokes the right to vote
  • Are not legally incompetent

Time off Work to Vote

Every employee who is eligible to vote in an election has the right to be absent from work for the purpose of voting during the morning of the day of that election, without penalty or deduction from salary or wages because of the absence.