Absentee Voting

Absentee Voting
If you're unable to vote on Election Day then you may want to vote by absentee ballot.

Anyone who wishes to vote may do so by absentee ballot beginning 46 days before Election Day. For 2016 the State Primary, absentee voting opens at Edina City Hall on Friday, June 24, 2016 through Monday August 8, 2016.  Absentee voting for the State General Election open on Friday, September 23, 2016  and closes on Monday, November 7, 2016. 

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.

Absentee Ballots for Military and Overseas Voters
Persons living abroad or who are in the military can go to the Minnesota Votes website to obtain more absentee ballot information. 

Absentee Ballots for Regular Voters 
Absentee voters can cast their ballot in two ways:

1. Vote in person at Edina City Hall

During regular hours:
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

During the extended hours listed below:

Dates in 2016

Days of week

Extended voting hours

Aug. 6


10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Aug. 8


8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Nov. 5

Saturday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Nov. 7

Monday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Check back later this year for possible additional hours. 

2. Submit your ballot by mail

Call 952-826-0363 to have an application mailed to you, or download the absentee ballot application

Contact the Edina Elections to learn about how to receive an absentee ballot application on an ongoing basis.

Administration Department

4801 W. 50th Street
Edina, MN 55424


Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Download an absentee ballot application here. 

© 2016 City Of Edina, Minnesota