Minnesota Secretary Of State - What's On My Ballot?
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What's On My Ballot?


View your sample ballot

  • The sample ballot shows a list of the candidates and ballot questions you'll be voting on.
  • Information is posted about 45 days before an election.
  • A sample ballot is not available for all local elections. You may need to contact the local government (city, town or school district) holding the election.


See who has filed to be a candidate

  • Candidate filing for some local offices ends on May 30. Search candidate filings
  • Local offices for which no primary will be held must file for office between August 1 — August 15.  

What's on the Election Day ballot in 2018?

All Minnesota voters will have these races on their ballot:

  • U.S. Senator
  • U.S. Representative
  • Governor & Lt. Governor
  • Secretary of State
  • State Auditor
  • Attorney General
  • State Representative

Voters may have one or more of these races on their ballot:

  • County Officers
  • City Officers
  • School Board Members
  • Township Officers
  • Hospital Board Members
  • Park Board District Members
  • Local ballot questions

Need help?

Call us at 1-877-600-VOTE (8683) or contact your county election office.