2018 Election Dates

In 2018, Minnesotans will vote for U.S. Senator, U.S. Representative, Governor and Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, State Auditor, Attorney General and State Representative. Other offices that might be on the ballot include County officers, Mayor and City Council and School Board members. 

Primary Election

  • Election Day is Tuesday, August 14.
  • Absentee ballots are available starting Friday, June 29.
  • Pre-registration deadline is Tuesday, July 24.

General Election

  • Election Day is Tuesday, November 6.
  • Absentee ballots are available starting Friday, September 21.
  • Pre-registration deadline is Tuesday, October 16.
Polling places in Ramsey County are open from 7 am to 8 pm on primary and general election days.