News: Pre-register to vote by October 17

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

Contact: Carolyn Marinan, Communications, 612-348-5969

Pre-register to vote by October 17

Register early and save time on Election Day.

Get ready to vote in the 2017 election. Voters who meet the October 17 pre-registration deadline will save time at the polls on Election Day, November 7. Voters must update their registration if they changed their name or address since the last election. 

Register or update your registration online.

To register online, voters must provide an email address and an identification number from one of the following:

  • Minnesota driver's license
  • Minnesota ID card
  • Last four digits of Social Security number

Online registration at is mobile-friendly and fast.

Register in person or by mail

Voters who meet eligibility guidelines to vote can submit a completed voter registration application to Hennepin County Elections by mail or in person.

Access the voter registration application.

Register on Election Day, November 7

Voters can register or update their registration when they vote, whether at their polling place on Election Day or at an early voting location. Voters will need proof of residence to register.

Learn more about voter registration and elections in Hennepin County

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