News: Hennepin County weekly voting progress

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Contact: Carolyn Marinan, Communications, 612-348-5969
Hennepin County Elections, 612-348-5151

Hennepin County weekly voting progress

As of Monday, October 24, in Hennepin County:

  • Ballots issued (mail and in-person absentee voting) – 99,000
  • Ballots issued since Monday, October 17 – 25,000

  • Ballots received and accepted (mail and in-person absentee voting) – 56,000
  • Ballots received and accepted since Monday, October 17 – 25,000

Hennepin County has more than 760,000 pre-registered voters, the highest in recorded history. Since the primary election on August 9, 2016, the number of pre-registered voters in Hennepin County grew by 47,000.

Pre-registration is now closed. Eligible voters may register to vote at their polling place on Election Day, November 8.

About 683,000 Hennepin County residents voted in the 2012 presidential election.

Each week, Hennepin County will provide the latest stats on early voting progress.

Hennepin County Elections Manager Ginny Gelms is available for interviews and comments. For more information about elections and voting in Hennepin County, visit

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