News: Hennepin County weekly voting progress

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Hennepin County Minnesota


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

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

Hennepin County weekly voting progress for presidential nomination primary

Each week, Hennepin County will provide the latest stats on absentee voting for the 2020 Minnesota presidential nomination primary. Absentee voting in Minnesota began Friday, January 17.


Absentee voting

As of Monday, February 3, at 8:30 a.m. in Hennepin County:

Ballots issued

  • Total ballots issued (mail and in-person absentee voting) –13,400
  • Ballots issued since Monday, January 27 – 2,600

 Ballots received and accepted

  • Total ballots received and accepted (mail and in-person absentee voting) –4,900
  • Ballots received and accepted since Monday, January 27 – 2,800

Pre-registered voters

Hennepin County has more than 774,400 pre-registered voters for the Minnesota presidential nomination primary. The deadline to pre-register is February 11 at 5 p.m. Voters in Minnesota also have the option to register at their polling place on Election Day, March 3.

Voters can look up their polling place, sample ballot, voter registration status, and absentee ballot status at


Key 2020 election dates

  • March 3: Presidential Nomination Primary Day
  • August 11: Primary Election Day
  • November 3: General Election Day

For more information about elections and voting in Hennepin County, visit

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