News: Among nation's first, Hennepin residents can vote absentee starting Friday




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Ginny Gelms, Hennepin County elections manager, 612-348-9289

Carolyn Marinan, Communications, 612-348-5969

Among nation's first, Hennepin residents can vote absentee starting Friday  

Statute changes removes absentee voting restrictions 

Hennepin County voters are among the first to be able to cast in-person absentee ballots, starting Friday, September 23. This is the first presidential election in which voters in Minnesota may vote absentee without any specific reason.    

Vote absentee in person 

Across Hennepin County, in-person absentee voting is available through November 7 at most city halls, and at four Minneapolis locations, including the Early Vote Center 217 South Third Street, in downtown Minneapolis. Each city location can accommodate voters who live in that particular city. Voters who live anywhere in Hennepin County also may vote in person on the Hennepin County Government Center skyway level, 300 S. Sixth Street, Minneapolis.

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Learn more about voting options in Hennepin County.

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