Absentee and Early Voting

Ramsey County residents may vote before Election Day beginning 46 days before each election. All voters can vote early by absentee ballot in Minnesota. You do not need to provide a reason for voting early. 

Voters have several options for casting their ballot before Election Day

If you have requested an absentee ballot be mailed to you, please note mailing of the ballots begins on Friday, September 18.

To check on the status of a mailed ballot once you’ve submitted your application, visit the Secretary of State's What is the Status of My Absentee or Mail Ballot?  You can also call Ramsey County Elections at 651-266-2171 for further questions.

The following locations are open Friday, September 18 through Monday, November 2 for in-person absentee voting (envelope voting):

New Brighton Community Center 
 400 10th St NW, New Brighton

Ramsey County Library - Roseville
 2180 Hamline Ave N, Roseville

*Ramsey County Elections Office - Plato Building
 90 Plato Blvd. W, Suite 160

The above locations will be open the following hours:

-   Weekdays September 18 - October 30:  10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

-   Saturday, October 31:  10 am - 3 pm

-   Monday, November 2:  10 am - 5 pm

*Note the in-person voting site at the Ramsey County Elections Office - Plato Building will be open at 8 am and close at 4:30 pm on weekdays. 

These three locations are open to ALL Ramsey County residents, no matter where you reside in Ramsey County.  Additional in-person sites will be added beginning October 27