Voting By Absentee Ballot
Qualified voters of Excelsior may vote by absentee ballot if they are unable to get to their polling place on Election Day.
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
Have resided in Minnesota for 20 days immediately preceding Election Day
Have any felony conviction record discharged, expired or completed
Not be under court-ordered guardian where a court has revoked your voting rights
Not have been ruled legally incompetent by a court of law Voting Absentee
for federal, state and county elections.
If you do not have an email address and one of the identification numbers above, you cannot apply for your absentee ballot online. You may apply with a paper form by clicking this link, selecting your preferred language, and printing out the
paper absentee ballot application
If you are an active duty military or overseas voter, do not use this application. Use the
special application for military and overseas voters
If you already submitted your application, do not submit another one online; use the
Absentee Ballot Lookup
to find out where your absentee ballot is in the process, or contact Hennepin County Election Office at
Voting Early by Mail
To vote by mail, apply to have an absentee ballot mailed to you. You do not need to be registered to apply.
Read before you apply
For your ballot to count, remember this important information:
Read the instructions
that come with your ballot carefully.
You will need a witness
when you vote and complete your ballot. The witness can be either
a registered Minnesota voter or a notary.
Mail the ballot and forms back right away
after you finish. Your ballot will not count if it is
received after Election Day.
Return you Application to:
Hennepin County Gov't Center
300 South 6th St PSL 012
Minneapolis, MN 55487-0012
Deadline to return your ballot
Your ballot will not count if it is received after Election Day. Return your ballot by mail or package delivery service (such as FedEx and UPS). You can also return your ballot in person no later than 3 p.m. on Election Day to the election office that sent your ballot.
Track your ballot
track the status of your ballot
and confirm that it was received and counted.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities
Voting equipment designed to assist voters with marking their ballot, the
, will be at the polling place on Election Day for use by voters. The ES&S AutoMARK will be available for demonstration at City Hall after July 1st.
Voters unable to enter the polling place may, with the assistance of two Election Judges from different political parties, register and vote without leaving their vehicle. Call the City of Excelsior at 952-474-5233 for more information.