Absentee Voting

In Minnesota, you can vote early with an absentee ballot up to 46 days before Election Day.

  • Vote early by mail 
  • Vote early by ballot drop box located on the East side of the Polk County Government Center, 612 N Broadway, Crookston, MN 56716
  • Vote early in person
  • Vote from military or abroad
  • Track your absentee ballot

Ballot Drop Off Box

Absentee and Mail Ballots can be deposited in the drop box located just east of the front entrance of the Government Center off the parking lot. This box is monitored by 24/7 video surveillance.

  • You may deposit your own ballot only.
  • You may NOT deposit another voters' ballot.  Those ballots must be returned to the Auditor/Treasurer's Office directly and you will be required to sign an Agent Delivery form.
  • You may NOT deposit a ballot for another County.
  • Ballots WILL NOT be accepted after 8pm on Election Day

Military & Abroad Voting

Military and voters living abroad can use a special process to vote absentee.

Mail Ballot Precincts

Some cities and towns can hold elections by mail instead of voting at polling places.

Contact Us

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