Absentee Voting

Residents who wish to vote by absentee ballot for any election should follow the provisions below. 

Absentee Ballots
Absentee ballots will be available 46-days prior to the election.

  • August 11, 2020 – State Primary Election: Absentee ballots are available starting June 26, 2020, through August 10, 2020
  • November 3, 2020 – General Election: Absentee ballots are available starting September 18, 2020, through November 2, 2020 

Absentee Voting In Person
Due to the COVID pandemic, absentee direct ballot voting in person is available at Corcoran City Hall, 8200 County Road 116, Corcoran, MN 55340 beginning August 4 for the Primary Election. City Hall hours are Mondays -- Fridays from 8 am until 4:00 pm. 

Extended Hours: City Hall will be open extended hours for absentee voting: 

  • State Primary Election: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturday, August 8, 2020; and 8:00 am to 5:00 pm on Monday, August 10, 2020.
  • General Election: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturday, October 31, 2020; and 8:00 am to 5:00 pm on Monday, November 2, 2020. 

Apply Online and Mail
If you are unable to vote in person at City Hall, visit the Minnesota Secretary of State's website to complete the absentee ballot application process online. If you’re unable to complete the application online, you can also complete one of the following options. 

You can complete an absentee ballot application (PDF document at the link below) and do one of the following:

Absentee Ballot Application Form

  • Fax it to Hennepin County Elections, 612-348-2151
  • Attach it to an email addressed to hc.vote@hennepin.us
  • Mail it to:
    Hennepin County Elections
    300 South 6th Street
    012 Skyway Level - Government Center
    Minneapolis, MN 55487

If you’re unable to download the application, please call 763-400-7029 to request that an absentee ballot application be sent to you.

Upon receipt of completed and signed application, your absentee ballot will be sent to you.

Military and Overseas Voters 

If you are in the military or residing overseas, there is a different process for applying and voting by absentee ballot. Please visit the Hennepin County website for more information. 

Track Your Absentee Ballot
You can track your absentee ballot using the Absentee Ballot Status Lookup feature on the Minnesota Secretary of State website. Visit the Secretary of State's website for more information.


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