How To Cast Your “YES” Vote In The Bond Referendum Election

To be eligible to vote in Minnesota you must:

  • Be at least 18 years old on election day
  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Be a resident of Minnesota for at least 20 days immediately preceding election day
  • Have any felony conviction record discharged, expired or completed
  • Not be under court-ordered guardianship where a court has revoked your voting rights
  • Not have been ruled legally incompetent by a court of law
  • Be properly registered

Step 1: Make sure you are registered to vote if you are unsure of your status. 

The Minnesota Secretary of State’s office can verify if you are registered to vote in Minnesota.  You may do this online

How to register to vote:

  • If you need to register to vote, you may do so online 21 days before the election.
  • You may register by mail
  • Election officials MUST receive your paper application by mail at least 21 days before the election. You can download the application form online.
  • Be a resident of Minnesota for at least 20 days immediately preceding election day
  • You may register to vote at your polling place on the day of the election. Learn how to register on Tuesday, November 8.

Step 2:  Find your polling place.

Click Here To Find Your Polling Place.

If you are not able to vote on Tuesday, November 8 or would like to vote early for this election, you will need to get an absentee ballot.  Absentee ballots are available by September 23. Learn how to vote early for this election.  This includes military and overseas Minnesota residents who are not in the area on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.


Step 3: Show your school pride by voting “YES” on Tuesday , November 8 anytime between 7 am and 8 pm.  

More voter information is available at the Minnesota Secretary of State website.


Other Ways To Vote

Vote early (absentee)

In Minnesota, you can vote early with an absentee ballot starting 46 days before Election Day.

Vote from military and abroad

Military and voters living abroad can use a special process to vote absentee. Learn more here.

Mail ballot precincts

Some cities and towns can hold elections by mail instead of voting at polling places. Learn more here.


Vote YES To Both Ballot Questions On November 8th.

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