Minnesota Secretary Of State - I'm moving on or close to Election Day
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I'm moving on or close to Election Day

If you are moving between states near Election Day, you will need to check how many days you need to reside in your new state before you can vote there.

I am moving away from Minnesota

If you move from Minnesota to another state within 30 days before Election Day, you might not be eligible to vote in your new state.

If this happens before a November election with U.S. president on the ballot, you can send a Presidential Absentee Application to the county election office of the county you last resided in. You will receive a ballot for U.S. president and vice-president.

To be eligible for the 2020 State General Election, you must have moved from Minnesota between Sunday, October 4, 2020 and Tuesday, November 3 (Election Day) and not be eligible to vote in your new state.


I am moving to Minnesota

To vote in Minnesota, you must live in the state for at least 20 days before Election Day. If you meet this requirement, you can register to vote on Election Day.

If you have lived in Minnesota for fewer than 20 days before Election Day, you cannot vote in Minnesota for that election. However, you will be able to cast a presidential absentee ballot.