You can vote while under guardianship unless a judge specifically has revoked your right to vote.
You cannot vote if a court has ruled that you are legally incompetent.
More information: https://www.sos.state.mn.us/elections-voting/register-to-vote/
To use the online voter registration system, you will need an email address, a Minnesota driver's license or ID card number or Social Security number.
Online registration system: https://mnvotes.sos.state.mn.us/VoterRegistration/VoterRegistrationMain.aspx
Printable forms in a variety of languages are available here: https://www.sos.state.mn.us/elections-voting/register-to-vote/register-on-paper/
You must re-register each time you change address, change names or do not vote at least once during a four-year period. Update your registration by completing a new registration application.
You will need your Minnesota driver’s license or Minnesota identification card number, or the last four numbers of your Social Security number.
If you do not have a Minnesota driver’s license or Minnesota identification card number, or the last four numbers of your Social Security number, register by mail: https://www.sos.state.mn.us/elections-voting/register-to-vote/register-on-paper/
If your voter registration is current and active, you do not need to bring identification. This means you were successfully registered at least 21 days before Election Day and you have not moved or changed names since then.
If you need to register or update your registration, or you have not voted in four years or more, you will need to show proof of residence before you vote.
Driver and Vehicle Services
Many organizations offer free rides to polling places. Some of these include:
View a sample ballot here: https://www.sos.state.mn.us/elections-voting/whats-on-my-ballot/
All voters will have these races on their general election ballot:
Voters may also have one or more of these races on their ballot:
Minnesota elections calendar: https://www.sos.state.mn.us/election-administration-campaigns/elections-calendar/
Local election officials manage elections with support from the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State.
To file a complaint:
The Minnesota Campaign Finance Board (https://cfb.mn.gov/) provides access to candidates’ election committee and Political Action Committee campaign finance filings.
Find your elected officials: https://www.sos.state.mn.us/elections-voting/get-involved/contact-your-elected-representatives/?searchTerm=contact
1-888-VE-Y-VOTA (en Español)
1-888-API-VOTE (Asian multilingual assistance)
Find useful voter information including:
Librarians from the Government Documents Round Table (GODORT), a Round Table of the American Library Association (ALA), created these reference guides. These guides are intended for informational purposes only and are not in any way intended to be legal advice.
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