Anyone who wishes to vote may do so by absentee ballot beginning 46 days before Election Day.
Absentee voting for the State General Election opens on Friday, September 21, 2018 and closes on Monday, November 5, 2018.
Minnesota voters can now request an absentee ballot online at mnvotes.org through the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State. The service allows voters to apply for an absentee ballot quickly and easily without the need to print, scan forms and return by mail, fax or email.
When absentee voting at City Hall, no campaigning is allowed in the building or within 100 feet of the building. This includes campaign buttons, signs or clothing. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.
1. Vote in person at Coon Rapids City Hall
During regular hours:
During the extended hours listed below:
2. Absentee Voting by Mail
All absentee voters must first complete an absentee ballot application. Fill out the application online, download and print the application and complete by hand, or call the Anoka County Elections office at 763-324-1300 to have an application sent to you by mail. Return your application as early as possible by any of the following methods:
Mail: Anoka County Elections, 2100 3rd Avenue, Suite W130, Anoka, MN 55303
An absentee ballot will be mailed to you within two business days. The absentee ballot will contain voting instructions and a return envelope. Be sure to follow the absentee instructions very carefully and return the ballot as soon as possible.
Can I vote by absentee ballot if I'm not a registered voter?
If you are not a registered voter, that's not a problem. When you apply for an absentee ballot you will be provided with the required voter registration materials.
How do I return my absentee ballot?
Once you receive your ballot, read and follow the instructions carefully.Voters are required to have a notary or a registered Minnesota voter sign their envelope as a witness. The notary can be from any state. Return your ballot by Election Day to the address on the return envelope. You have three options: