Eligible voters can register to vote by completing and submitting a Voter Registration Application at least 21 days before an election (which is by Oct. 18, 2022 for the 2022 General Election), or they can wait to register at the polling place on the day of the election. See details below.
When to register
Residents should register to vote when any of the following take place:
- Upon turning 18 years old
- Name changes
- Address changes
Are You Registered to Vote? Check Your Voter Registration Status.
Visit the MNvotes.org Website to find out if you are registered to vote at your current address.
If you are not registered to vote, there are several ways to register, including:
If you are not registered at your current address, you may submit your registration online at MNvotes.org.
Register at the polls
Visit the MNvotes.org website for registration requirements and a list of documents you can use as proof of residence on election day.
Other Ways to Vote
Visit MNvotes.org website to view all methods, including:
- By mail
- From military or abroad
Withhold voter information
To withhold your voter information from the public information list, complete the “Request to Withhold Voter Information from Public Information List” form.
For questions regarding voter registration, contact Dakota County Elections at firstname.lastname@example.org.