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 Feb. 8, 2022 school election (ISD #252) will close Jan. 18, 2022 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.
Pre-registration for the March 8, 2022 township election will close Feb. 15, 2022 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.
Registration may be submitted online at MNvotes.org.
Withhold voter information
To withhold your voter information from the public information list, complete the Request to Withhold Voter Information from Public Information List.
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.