Basic Voting Information

Basic Voting Information

Edina is part of…

  • two congressional districts (US Congressional District 3 and 5)
  • one state senate district (Minnesota District 49)
  • two state house districts (Minnesota Districts 49A and 49B)
  • and three school districts (Edina, Hopkins, and Richfield)

To vote you must be:

  • 18 years old
  • A citizen of the United States
  • A resident of Minnesota for 20 days immediately preceding election
  • Registered to vote

You are ineligible to vote if you:

  • Have not finished all parts of any felony sentence
  • Are under guardianship of another person and a court order has revoked your right to vote
  • Have been found by court of law to be legally incompetent

When is Election Day?

How do I vote?

  • You can vote by absentee ballot either in person or by mail, starting 46 days before the election.
  • You can vote on Election Day at your polling place which is located in or near your neighborhood. Most polling places are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

What if I have to work on election day?

  • Minnesota law allows you to take time to vote.
  • For a complete listing of your rights as a voter, review the Voters’ Bill of Rights.
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