In addition, anytime you move or change your name, you will need to re-register to vote. You can re-register or pre-register to vote up to 21 days prior to an election. Pre-registering will save you time at the polling place on Election Day. For individuals needing to register or re-register, the pre-registration deadline in 2016 for each election ends at 5:00 pm on:
You may pre-register by:
If you are interested in finding out whether or not you are registered to vote and the information is correct, you may check for voter registration status here.
Everyone who registers on Election Day or by absentee ballot must provide proof of residence which may be found by clicking on Election Day Registration. Only proofs authorized by law may be used. A voter is allowed to leave and come back with their proof of residence in order to register. (M.S.201.061; M.R.8200.5100).