How to Register to Vote

 
 

Where to register:

In-Person: Government Center
151 4th St SE
Rochester

Online: Minnesota Secretary of State's website

Check to see if you are registered (click here)

 

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.