News: Hennepin County weekly voting progress

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Media contact: Carolyn Marinan, Communications, 612-348-5969

Public contact: Hennepin County Elections, 612-348-5151 or

Hennepin County weekly voting progress

Each week, Hennepin County will provide the latest stats on absentee voting progress and pre-registered voters for the 2018 Minnesota primary.

Absentee voting

As of Monday, July 16, at 8 a.m. in Hennepin County:

  • Ballots issued (mail and in-person absentee voting) – 10,800
  • Ballots received and accepted (mail and in-person absentee voting) – 4,100

Hennepin County cities with the highest numbers of absentee voters:

  • Minneapolis: 2,579
  • Plymouth: 202
  • Bloomington: 166
  • Edina: 161

Pre-registered voters

Hennepin County has more than 746,000 pre-registered voters.

The deadline to pre-register for the Minnesota primary is Tuesday, July 24, 2018. Register at On Minnesota primary day, voters also may register to vote at their polling place.

Voters can look up their polling place, sample ballot, voter registration status, and absentee ballot status at For more information about elections and voting in Hennepin County, visit

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