Voting - Exercise Your Right

The City Clerk’s and elections office is available to answer your questions about voter registration, absentee voting and elections.  The City Clerk administers city, state and federal elections. 

Minnesota's 2016 Precinct Caucuses - March 1, 2016
Minnesota’s two major political parties will hold precinct caucuses on March 1, 2016.  The major parties are the Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) and Republican parties.

Find the location of your caucus.


Contact the political party of their choice for information about precinct caucus locations or questions about the caucus process.

  • DFL  Party – 651-293-1200
  • Republican Party – 651-222-0022

2016 Elections

  • Primary Election – Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016 (Polls open - 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.)
    Pre-registration deadline –  Tuesday, July 19, 2016
  • General Election – Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 (Polls open - 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.)
    Pre-registration deadline –Tuesday, October 18, 2016

The 2016 elections will include various federal, state, county, judicial and local offices.  

Municipal Election
In conjunction with the State General Election, Edina will hold its municipal election Nov. 8, 2016. Edina voters will elect their Mayor and two Council members at the November General Election. Terms for these Council positions are four years beginning Jan.1, 2017 and ending Dec. 31, 2020.

People interested in running for office in Edina must file an affidavit of candidacy. The filing period will be Aug. 2, 2016 to Aug. 16, 2016.

To file for office, an individual must meet the following requirements:

• Candidate must be an eligible voter.
• Is, or will be on assuming the office, 21 years of age or more.
• Maintained residence in the district from which the candidate seeks election for 30 days before the general election.

Candidates must file an Affidavit of Candidacy and pay a $5 filing fee with the City Clerk's office at City Hall,4801 West 50th Street, Edina, MN  55424. Office hours are 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.

For more information, contact City Clerk Debra Mangen, 952-826-0408.

For more information, please contact any of the following voting resources:

Voter Registration
PH: 952-826-0363, TDD: 952-826-0379

Minnesota Secretary of State
PH: 651-215-1440

Hennepin County Elections
PH: 612-348-5151

Minnesota League of Women Voters
PH: 651-224-5445

Administration Department

4801 W. 50th Street
Edina, MN 55424

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Download an absentee ballot application here. 

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