Minnesota Secretary of State Information
It is important to know when and where you can vote and who is on the ballot. Click on the links below for information on voting in Minnesota.
- Polling place locator: https://pollfinder.sos.state.mn.us/
- Who can vote, register to vote, and check if you’re registered: https://www.sos.state.mn.us/elections-voting/register-to-vote/
- Vote by mail or absentee ballot: https://www.sos.state.mn.us/elections-voting/other-ways-to-vote/
- View your ballot (know the candidates):https://www.sos.state.mn.us/elections-voting/whats-on-my-ballot/
History of Voting
Voting in the U.S. has and will continue to evolve. Check out a timeline of voting in the U.S. or learn about The Voting Rights Act.
Why You Should Vote
Voting is important because it impacts your day to day life and future. College students have an important role in shaping our nation and local communities. Learn about why college students’ votes are vital.
Civil discourse is a part of our political system. Learning how to engage with others with civility is just as important as voting. Learn about civil discourse.