• Referendum 2015

    Voter Information 

  • Voter Registration  

    To be eligible to vote, you must be:

    • A U.S. citizen
    • At least 18 years old on Election Day
    • A Minnesota resident for at least 20 days before Election Day
    • Have any felony conviction record discharged, expired or completed
    • Not be under court-ordered guardianship where a court has revoked your voting rights
    • Not have been ruled legally incompetent by a court of law 
    • Properly registered

     


    REGISTERING TO VOTE
     

    At least 20 days before the election:

    • Complete a Voter Registration Application, available at most government offices and public libraries or online.
    • Register in person or mail the application to the Edina City Clerk or Hennepin County Voter Registration Office.

     

    Election Day / Same Day Registration

    Citizens may check to see if their voter registration is current by visiting the Minnesota Secretary of State website or by calling:

    • PH: 952-826-0363, TDD: 952-826-0379
    • PH: 651-215-1440 

    Voters registering to vote on Election Day must provide proof of residence from one of the following items (stand-alone documents):

    • Valid Minnesota Driver's License, Learner's Permit or Minnesota Identification Card (or receipt) -- showing current name and address in the precinct
    • Tribal ID -- issued by the tribal government of the tribe recognized by the Bureau of Indian Affairs that contains the name, address, signature and picture of the individual
    • Voucher -- oath of a voter registered in the precinct who can verify the registrant's address in the precinct. A voucher may vouch for no more than 8 persons in each election
      • Residential Facility Employee -- of a facility located within the precinct whose name appears on the certified list provided to the precinct from Hennepin County, may vouch for an unlimited number of residents of their facility
      • A voucher form, found on the back of the Registration Application, must be signed by the person vouching for the voter and by an election judge
      • A voter who is vouched for cannot vouch for another voter at this election
      • Challengers cannot serve as vouchers
      • Voucher must leave the polling place as soon as the vouching process is complete
    • Notice of Late Registration -- sent from the Hennepin County Elections Office
    • Valid Registration Within Precinct -- applies only if the voter has changed their name or moved within the same precinct 

    -OR-

    Voters may also register by using a combination of one picture ID from Column 1 AND one document from Column 2.

     

    Column 1    

      Column 2    

    ONE APPROVED PHOTO ID    

      APPROVED DOCUMENT    

    Approved Photo IDs must contain the voter’s name and photo. It may contain the voter’s old address, have no address or can be expired.

    Document (paper or shown electronically) must have voter’s current name and address in the precinct.  

    • Driver’s license, state ID card or learner’s permit issued by any state
    • U.S. Military ID
    • Tribal ID
    • U.S. Passport
    • Minnesota university, college, or technical college ID card
    • Minnesota high school ID card

     

     

    1. Residential Lease or Rental Agreement if valid thru Election Day
    2. Current student fee statement
    3. Bill, account or start of service statement due or dated within 30 days of the election for:
    • Phone (landline, cell, VOIP, etc.)
    • TV (cable, satellite, etc.)
    • Internet services
    • Solid waste or sewer services
    • Electric, gas or water
    • Banking or credit card
    • Rent or mortgage payments  

     

    You must re-register if:

    • Your name or address changes (even just an apartment number)
    • You have not voted in four years

     


     

     

     

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