Your Local Election Office will compare your signature on your voted ballot to state records. If the signatures don't match, your ballot might be rejected. Please sign carefully.
Voting by mail is not as complicated as you might think. There are only a handful of steps:
Any Minnesota resident can request an absentee ballot. If you are not yet registered, you will receive a voter registration form along with your absentee ballot.
You must include your Minnesota driver's license, state ID Number, or the last 4 digits of your social security number on your absentee ballot application.
Your voted ballot must be notarized or signed by another registered voter.
In almost all cases, you will need to sign up to vote by mail. The state won’t just mail you a ballot. Don't worry: we will walk you through it. There are only a handful of steps:
Contact your Local Election Office if you have questions.
This is the statewide agency that is ultimately responsible for Minnesota elections. You can contact them with questions, but your Local Election Office will probably respond faster.
Secretary of State 60 Empire Drive, Suite 100 St. Paul, MN 55103‐1855