Register to Vote

Overview

Eligible voters can register to vote by completing and submitting a Voter Registration Application at least 21 days before an election, or they can wait to register at the polling place on the day of the election.

When to register

Residents should register to vote when any of the following take place:

  • Upon turning 18 years old
  • Name changes
  • Address changes

Check Voter Registration Status

Visit the MNvotes.org website to find out if you are registered to vote at your current address.

If you are not registered to vote, there are several ways to register, including:

Register Online

If you are not registered at your current address you may submit your registration online at MNvotes.org.

Register at the polls

Visit the MNvotes.org website for registration requirements and a list of documents you can use as proof of residence on election day.

Other Ways to Vote

Visit MNvotes.org website to view all methods, including:

  • By Mail
  • From Military or Abroad

Withhold voter information

To  withhold your voter information from the public information list,  complete the “Request to Withhold Voter Information from Public Information List” form.

Questions?

For questions regarding voter registration, contact Dakota County Elections at elections@co.dakota.mn.us.