Absentee Voting

General Election Absentee voting will be held from September 23 to November 7, 2016.

Absentee voting may be done in person or by mail.

In person: Apply and vote at City Hall (430 Third Street) during office hours (Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.).    

  • City Hall will be open for General Election absentee voting on Saturday, November 5, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

By mail: Apply early so you can mail back or deliver your ballot before Election Day. To vote by absentee, complete the absentee ballot application prior to the Primary Election. According to State Statue, a voter no longer needs a reason to vote absentee.

Return the absentee ballot application to:

Attention: Cindy Muller
City of Farmington
430 Third Street
Farmington, MN 55024
or Email

Absentee Ballot Lookup

The Absentee Ballot Lookup allows a voter to track where their ballot is in the process and when it has been successfully counted. In addition, helpful links to additional voter resources such as county auditor contacts and a listing of candidates appearing on voters' ballots is also provided. The Absentee Ballot Lookup can be accessed at www.mnvotes.org . To login to the Absentee Ballot Lookup voters must provide the following information:

  • First and last name (name must match voter's name entered on the absentee ballot application or voter registration).

  • Complete date of birth.

  • The identification number the voter used on the absentee ballot application.

Military and Overseas Voters

If you are in the military or outside the US, you can vote based on where you last lived in Minnesota. Your parent, spouse, brother, sister, or adult child can apply for you. Apply early! It is important to note that Military and Overseas voters have different absentee balloting procedures. Information for Military and Overseas voters is available on the Overseas Vote Foundation website at: https://minnesota.overseasvotefoundation.org

For more information on voter registration or absentee voting,
Call the city of Farmington at 651-280-6803.