Eligible voters can register to vote by completing and submitting a Voter Registration Application at least 21 days before an election, or they can wait to register at the polling place on the day of the election.
When to register
Residents should register to vote when any of the following take place:
- Upon turning 18 years old
- Name changes
- Address changes
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.
Pre-registration for the Nov. 7, 2017 Municipal and School District Elections will close Oct. 12 at 5 p.m. (Drop voter registration applications off at the County Elections Office in Hastings.) Voters may still register at the polls on election day.
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.
For questions on voter registration, contact Dakota County Elections at firstname.lastname@example.org.