Minnesota’s first big run with no-excuse absentee voting has some lawmakers setting their sights on a more-expansive form of early balloting for future elections. Legislation moving in the Minnesota Senate would establish a 15-day early voting window before an election when polling places would be open, including on those Saturdays.
Minnesota election officials have accepted more than 125,000 absentee ballots, a drastic increase from this point in the last midterm election.
Minnesotans have been avoiding long lines on Election Day by voting early this year.
It’s still two weeks until Election Day, but the voting has already begun. For the first time in Minnesota, anyone can vote early. Unlike previous years, you don’t need a reason to vote absentee.
For the first time, Minnesota has early absentee voting.
Election Day has arrived in Minnesota. Sort of. The state’s early voting window officially opens Friday. People who want to vote absentee can get their ballots.
Minnesotans can head to the polls as early as this week for the upcoming election.
Looking for an edge, Minnesota’s Republican and Democratic-Farmer-Labor parties are promoting no-excuse absentee voting and setting up satellite offices around the state.
The Legislature has sent Gov. Mark Dayton a bill that lets anyone vote by absentee ballot without being forced to provide an excuse.
An unplanned trip to the hospital in Minnesota won’t leave you without an opportunity to cast a ballot in Tuesday’s pivotal election.
If absentee ballots are any indication, there’s a great deal of voter interest in this year’s election.
We’re less than a week away from one of the most important elections in the nation’s history, and thousands of Minnesotans have already voted.
Secretary of State Mark Ritchie announced Friday that of the more than 77,000 Minnesotans who requested absentee ballots, over 21,000 ballots have already been returned and accepted.
Absentee voting begins in Minnesotas today under a new, earlier schedule designed to give military and overseas voters more time to cast their ballots.