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Thank you for being a Minnesota voter and making sure your voice is heard this year!

If you live in St. Paul, you have options on how and where you can vote for the November 3, 2020 General Election.  

Voting starts on Friday, September 18.

How to vote before November 3

Vote by Mail

You can vote 100% by mail.  Simply request your ballot online, fill it out at home, and drop it in the mail.

Click here to request your vote by mail ballot online. 

Return Mail Ballot In Person

You can sign up to have a ballot mailed to you at home and then return it in-person to a balllot drop off location in your area.

Vote Early In-Person

You can go to an early vote location and cast your ballot in-person. You do not need to request a ballot by mail for this option.

Absentee in-person voting sites

Beginning Sept. 18, Ramsey County voters may vote in-person by using an absentee ballot at three locations. Eligible voters may visit any location, regardless of their home address. Ballots do not need to be requested in advance.

These sites are open Sept 18 – Nov. 2, 2020:


All locations will be open the following hours:

  • Weekdays Sept. 18 – Oct. 30: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 31: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Monday, Nov. 2: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The absentee in-person voting site at the Ramsey County Elections Office – Plato Building will open at 8 a.m. and close at 4:30 p.m. on weekdays.


Dropping off your absentee ballot

Ballots may be returned in person beginning Sept. 18 to any of the locations listed below. Locations are open through Nov. 2.  

Ballots should be returned inside the building where an official will verify the voter information is complete.  Ballots may be returned using curbside service at the Ramsey County Elections Office, New Brighton Community Center, and Ramsey County Library – Roseville locations. Please call the number listed on the sign when you arrive.  Ballots should not be placed in any county or city document drop boxes or payment boxes.

Hours vary by location.

Changing your vote

If your voted absentee ballot has been accepted (this can be verified at, you can ask the Elections Office to replace it until 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 20 for the general election.