Election Information

2016 Election Dates


  • State Primary - August 9
  • State General - November 8

Election Calendar


The Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State has a variety of information regarding elections. View a calendar outlining important election dates.

Sample Ballots


Sample Ballot 2016 Primary Election: This does not include city or school board contests. See below for the a complete sample ballot.

Complete Ballot


The Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State provides, as a part of their Polling Place Finder, a sample copy of the complete ballot based on your voting precinct. To view the complete sample ballot, go to the Polling Place Finder webpage and enter the requested information (zip code or county, township, and address). You will find a link near the bottom of the page to click for the complete sample ballot.

District Maps