All You Need To Know About Voting In Minnesota
On Tuesday, November 8, 2016 don't forget to vote for the President of the United States!
- Be a US citizen
- You have lived in Minnesota at lest 20 days before the election
- Be 18 years of age or older at the time of election
- You have discharged, completed, or expired any felony conviction
Tuesday, Nov. 8th, 12am
Not know where your polling place is? No problem. The simple solution is too go online and enter you zip code.
A precinct is a district of a city or town for police purposes.
Need to register?
You can simply register online, by mail, or even, in person with you local election official or at the polls on election day.
An absentee ballot is a ballot the is completed and typically mailed in before the election. People normally use it when they know in advance they will not be in the state where they are registered to vote during the election.
Why are people denied the right to vote in Minnesota?
People are denied the right to vote in Minnesota due to felony records, presently being in a mental hospital, do no meet the requirements, or have not lived in the state for the required time/do not have a mailing address. Homeless people are also denied the right to vote.
Why do people choose not to vote?
Some people do not choose to vote even though they are allowed to. Some people who don't aren't properly educated on the candidates so they don't know who they want to vote for. Others think that their vote won't matter. Some say they are to busy due to their families or jobs etc. These are a few reasons why people don't vote.