Busy Voter’s Guide to Election Season 2021

Voters, get ready!

📢 Election season is here, and we’re ready to harness the power of our democracy.

Early voting starts Friday, September 17 and runs until Tuesday, November 2. All the information you need is in our Busy Voter’s Guide to Election Season.

Get excited, make your plan to vote, and bring your squad with you. Our vote is our power – it’s time to flex! 💪🏽💪🏿💪🏼💪🏾💪🏻

Who can vote in Minnesota

✔️ You must be a U.S. Citizen

✔️ At least 18 years old on November 3

✔️ You must have lived in the state for at least 20 days

✔️ If you have a felony conviction, you must be finished with all parts of your sentence (aka off paper)

How do I register?

You can register to vote online or by requesting a paper registration form, or you can register on-site when you go to vote in person. Register to vote online today. It takes minutes. Once you’ve registered you can vote by mail or in person. The deadline to pre-register to vote is Tuesday, October 12.

Not sure if you’re registered? 🤔 Check your voter registration status.

Can I register to vote on Election Day?

Yup. If you miss the October 12 deadline you can register to vote on Tuesday, Nov. 2. Learn more about registering to vote on Election Day.

Options for voters

In 2021, we’re voting by mail or in-person by November 2. Make your plan to vote now. Here are your options:

Vote by mail starting September 17

Anyone who is registered to vote in Minnesota can vote by mail. ✉️ 🗳️

  1. Request a ballot for municipal elections (note: online ballot applications are not available this year. You must request your mail-in ballot on paper by mail)
  2. Fill out your ballot, stick it in the enclosed envelopes, and send it back 14 days before Election Day. Postage is paid for.

Mail in your ballot by October 15 to make sure it gets counted. Learn more about voting by mail in 2021.

Vote early in person by November 1

If you’re an in-person voter, make your plan to vote between September 18 and November 1. Bring your friends and family. Find your early voting location and when they’re open. 🗳️

Not registered? You can do that when you vote early. Just bring proof of residence.

Vote in person on Election Day

If you’re not a mail-in or early voter, you can vote at the polls on Election Day between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.

Find out where your polling place is.

Questions? Email us.