Voter and Election Information

Voter and Election Information

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 Minnesota Voter Registration and Information

Register to vote or change your voter registration online, learn about day-of-election voting requirements, obtain sample ballots, and locate where to cast your ballot ... and more at the Minnesota Secretary of State's website:

1-877-600-VOTE (8683)

MN Relay Service: 711

Some MnVotes Direct Links 




Secretary of Steve Simon Answers Students' Questions about Voting, September 2020

How to Vote in Person

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Early Voting

Ways to Vote Early

      • in person at city and county election offices during business hours beginning 46 days before Election Day
      • by mail
            • Mailed ballots require another registered voter to witness your ballot completion
      • by hand delivering completed Absentee Ballot (including completed envelopes) to your city or county Election Office (not your usual polling place)


Paul Linell, Anoka County Elections Manager, Demonstrates How Absentee Ballots Are Processed, August 2020

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Minnesota Election Calendar 2024


January 19, 2024

Early Voting Begins for Presidential Primary

February 13, 2024

Last Day to Pre-register to Vote in Presidential Primary

February 13, 2024

SPECIAL ELECTION DAYColumbia Heights (Question)

February 27, 2024

Precinct Caucus

March 5, 2024


April 9, 2024


May 14, 2024


June 28, 2024

 Early Voting Begins for Primary Election

July 23, 2024

Last Day to Pre-register to Vote in Primary Election

August 13, 2024 

STATE PRIMARY ELECTION – polls open 7:00am to 8:00pm

September 20, 2024

Early Voting Begins - In-person and by Mail for General Election

October 15, 2024

Last Day to Pre-register to Vote for General Election

November 2, 2024

Saturday Absentee Voting - 10:00am to 3:00pm

November 5, 2024

GENERAL ELECTION DAY – polls open 7:00am to 8:00pm



Anoka Residents Tell Us Why They Vote

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Voter Rights

Minnesota Voter Bill of Rights

Minnesota has a Voter Bill of Rights defined in state law.  Rights include the right to vote if in line at 8:00 pm, right to replace a spoiled ballot, right to same day registration with proof of residence, right to bring a sample ballot to vote and right to request special assistance to vote. 

Minnesota does not require a picture ID to vote.  Only people who need to register to vote are required to show a picture ID.

For a complete list of your rights see:


"See Something, Say Something" on Election Day

Ensuring the rights of voters is up to all of us.

If you experience or observe another voter experience intimidation or believe your or someone else's voting rights are being violated:

1. Tell your Chief Election Judge

Every precinct has a Chief Election Judge to resolve any problem, big or small, on election day. Most concerns can be immediately addressed by the Chief Election Judge.  The Chief Election Judge has ongoing contact with local election officials for assistance.

2. Call your Election Officials

Contact your city election office, your county elections office or the Secretary of State on election day if your concern is not addressed at the precinct level.

3. File a written complaint with your county attorney.

4. Contact the Voter Protection Hotline 

If your local officials are unable to resolve your concerns to your satisfiction, report your concerns and get free legal advice from Voter Protection,  a national, non-partisan coalition.

National Voter Protection Hotline

 English: 866-OUR-VOTE hotline (866-687-8683)

 Spanish:  888-VE-Y-VOTA (888-839-8682)

 Asian languages:  888-API-VOTE (888-273-8683)

Arabic:  888-YALLA-US (844-925-5287)


Election Security and Integrity

Minnesota has many protections in place - before, during and after election - to ensure our elections remain secure.  Find out more:



Anoka County Election Manager Tom Hunt and Minnesota Secretary of State Deputy Elections Director Paul Linnell Discuss 2022 Election Security

Anoka County Election Manager Discusses Ballot Security in Minnesota, 2020

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2022 Redistricting Maps

All election districts were updated in 2022,  based on the 2020 US Census. Download legislative district maps at the Secretary of State's Legislative District Maps webpage or at the Legislative Coordinating Commission Redistricting webpage.  View precinct maps and city ward district maps at your city elections website. 

Find your new districts by entering your address at the Minnesota Secretary of State Poll Place Finder.  


Map of Precincts in Anoka County

Anoka County Precinct Map 2022



Map of Commissioner Districts in Anoka County

 Map of Anoka County Commissioner Districts 2022



Map of Conservation Districts in Anoka County

 Map of Anoka County Conservation Districts 2022



Map of Minnesota Legislative Districts in Anoka County

Map of Anoka County Legislative Districts 2022



Map of US Congressional Districts in Anoka County

Map of  US Congressional Districts in Anoka County