Is Election Day Registration is allowed in Minnesota?

Voters registering to vote on Election Day must provide proof of residence within the precinct.   Any one of the following is authorized:

  1. Valid Minnesota driver’s license or learner’s permit (or receipt for either) showing correct/current address in the precinct
  2. Valid Minnesota identification card (or receipt) showing correct/current address in precinct
  3. Tribal ID
  4. A valid registration in the same precinct under a different name or address
  5. A Notice of Late Registration card mailed by Winona County Auditor within the two weeks to election day, showing address of voter in the precinct (If you receive this card, follow the instructions)
  6. College Students may use any of the following together with a picture ID:  current student statement showing address in the precinct or a list of college dorm residents (obtained by the City from the school prior to the election)
  7. Witness/voucher—a voter registered in the same precinct who can confirm your address with a signed oath (they must come to the polling site with you.
  8. Photo ID with current bill- Use one picture ID from the list below along with one type of current bill from the list below.  The photo ID must show your name and photo, and the bill must be current and shows your name and address in the precinct:                                             
Photo IDs (may be expired):            Accepted documents: 
  • Driver's License (Any state)   
  • State ID Card (any state)      
  • US Passport     
  • US Military ID Card
  • Tribal ID Card  
  • Minnesota university, college, or technical college ID card   
  • Utility bill due within 30 days of election:
  • Cable TV: Charter or HBC
  • Electric/Gas:  Xcel Energy or Tri-County
  • Phone (cell or landline):  HBC, Charter, Verizon
  • Water/Sewer:  City of Winona
  • Banking or credit card
  • Rent or mortgage payments 
  • Residential lease or rental agreement valid through Election Day
  • Current student fee statement with address in precinct

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1. When are the Elections?
2. Where do I vote?
3. Am I eligible to vote?
4. How do I register to vote?
5. Is Election Day Registration is allowed in Minnesota?
6. How do I vote via absentee ballot?
7. What if I need assistance with voting?
8. Are all polling sites accessible?