1. Check Your Eligibility

In order to vote in the general election, you must be ELIGIBLE to vote. Eligibility means you:

  • are a citizen of the United States;
  • will be at least 18 years old on the Presidential Election Day (November 8, 2016);
  • will have resided in Minnesota for 20 days immediately preceding General Election Day;
  • are not under court-ordered guardianship in which the court order revokes your right to vote;
  • have not been found by a court to be legally incompetent to vote;
  • have the right to vote because, if you have been convicted of a felony, your felony sentence has expired (been completed) or you have been discharged from your sentence.

For further information on voter eligibility, visit MN Votes