Absentee & Early Voting

Early Voting by Absentee (Envelope) Ballot

You can vote early by using an absentee ballot (Envelope), instead of voting in person at your polling place on Election Day.

Voting by Mail Absentee Ballot

To request an absentee ballot by mail, fill out an online absentee ballot application. Please submit your application no later than 2:00 p.m. on the Friday before Election Day, to ensure adequate time for the ballot to reach you via U.S. mail and for you to return it. When you receive the ballot, complete it and mail it to:

Ramsey County Elections
PO Box 64098
St. Paul, MN 55164-0098

If you have questions about a turnaround time regarding receipt of a ballot once you've submitted your application, please call Ramsey County Elections at 651-266-2171.

Voting In Person Absentee

In 2019, you can vote your absentee ballot in person at Ramsey County Elections Office, 90 Plato Blvd W, Suite 160, Saint Paul Absentee voting for the November general election begins Friday, September 20. Hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday until October 28. From October 29 to November 4, additional hours will be available at Ramsey County Elections Office and additional early voting locations.

Early Voting (October 30 through November 5)

Early voting will not be conducted at City Hall.

During the early voting period, voters place their ballots directly in the ballot machine. However, please keep in mind that you must still complete an Application before obtaining the ballot. The only way to avoid the need to complete a ballot application form is to go and vote at your polling place on Election Day.

Please visit Ramsey County Elections' Early Voting for a complete list of locations and hours.