News: Hennepin County weekly voting progress

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

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

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 23, at 8 a.m. in Hennepin County: 

  • Ballots issued (mail and in-person absentee voting) – 14,500
  • Ballots issued since Monday, July 16 – 3,700
  • Ballots received and accepted (mail and in-person absentee voting) – 6,200
  • Ballots received and accepted since Monday, July 16 – 2,100

Hennepin County cities with the highest numbers of absentee voters:

  • Minneapolis: 3,600
  • Plymouth: 334
  • Edina: 274
  • Bloomington: 259
  • Brooklyn Park: 255

Pre-registered voters – Deadline to register is July 24

Hennepin County has nearly 748,000 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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