Absentee/Early Voting

Absentee Ballots for Regular Voters


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 Friday, Sept. 21, 2018 and closes on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018.

Minnesota voters can now request an absentee ballot online here Absentee Ballot Request 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 & Overseas Voters


Persons living abroad or who are in the military can visit 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 at:
4801 W 50th Street
Edina, MN 55424

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

During the extended hours listed below:

Extended Absentee Voting Hours

Date in 2018
Day of the Week
Extended Voting Hours
Oct. 18 Thursday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Oct. 25 Thursday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Direct Ballot Absentee - voter inserts ballot into counter

Date in 2018 Day of the Week Hours
Oct. 30-Nov. 2 Tuesday-Friday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Nov. 3 Saturday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Nov. 5 Monday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

2. Submit your ballot by mail.
Call 952-826-0363 to have an application mailed to you, or download the absentee ballot application, or apply online. Contact the Edina Elections at 952-826-0363 to learn about how to apply to receive an absentee ballot application on an ongoing basis. Visit the Secretary of State's website for information about absentee ballots, including links to an absentee ballot application.