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2009 Minnesota Statutes Index (topics)

BALLOTS

See also POLLING PLACES

Absentee ballots, see under ABSENTEE VOTING

Acceptance or rejection

Election judges, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 201.061, 2009 204C.13, 2009 204C.22

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.22, 2009 204C.23

Unregistered voters, accepting from, Minn. Statutes 2009 201.061

Voting challenges, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.13

Affidavits, substitute ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.39

Assistance to voters, see Voters under VOTING

Audio ballot readers, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.56

Australian ballot system, absentee voting, Minn. Statutes 2009 203B.05

Automatic tabulating equipment, see under VOTING MACHINES AND SYSTEMS

Ballot booklets

Candidate names, see same under this topic

Election judges, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.84

Ordinances, summaries, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.61

Sample ballots, see same under this topic

Voting for more than one party, notice, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.84

Ballot boxes, see under VOTING MACHINES AND SYSTEMS

Ballot cards

Automatic tabulating equipment, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.84

Counting, see same under this topic

Defective ballots, see same under this topic

Delivery to counting centers, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.86

Election judges, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.86, 2009 206.90

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.90

Official cards, use for instruction, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.84

Precinct identification, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.84

Spoiled ballots, see same under this topic

Write-in voting, see Write-in voting under this topic

Ballot questions

Campaign law, Minn. Statutes 2009 10A.01, 2009 211B.15

Form of ballot, see Referendum ballots under this topic

Outcome, influence by gambling, lawful purpose, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2009 349.12

Petition requirements, Minn. Statutes 2009 200.039

Referendum, see Ballot questions under REFERENDUM

Ballot strips

Candidate names, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.61

Ordinances, summaries, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.61

Sample ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.62

Blue ballots

Ballot boxes, Minn. Statutes 2009 205.17

Counting, see same under this topic

Municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2009 205.17

Bonds (public debt) questions

Municipalities, Minn. Statutes 2009 205.17

School districts, Minn. Statutes 2009 205A.08, 2009 205A.12

Booklets, see Ballot booklets under this topic

Buff ballots

Counting, see same under this topic

School district elections, Minn. Statutes 2009 205A.08

Canary ballots

Counting, see same under this topic

Form, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.36

General elections, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.11, 2009 204D.14

Primary elections, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.08

Returning to county auditors, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.27

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.11

Sample ballots, see same under this topic

Soil and water conservation districts, supervisors, Minn. Statutes 2009 103C.305

Candidate names

Alternation, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.61

Ballot booklets, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.61

Ballot strips, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.61

Errors or omissions, petitions for correction, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.44

General election ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.12

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.35, 2009 204B.36

Governor, lieutenant governor candidates, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.61

Improper use, notice, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.10

Municipal ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 205.065, 2009 205.13, 2009 205.17

Presidential candidates, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.61, 2009 208.04

Primary election ballots (state), Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.06 to 2009 204D.08

Rotation

General election ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.14, 2009 206.61

Municipal ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 205.17

Primary ballots (state), Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.18, 2009 206.61

School district ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 205A.10

Rotation of names, procedures for, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.08

Sample ballots, see same under this topic

School district ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 205A.03, 2009 205A.06, 2009 205A.08

Similar names, identifying words, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.04

Special election ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.25

Vice presidential candidates, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.61, 2009 208.04

Cards, see Ballot cards under this topic

City offices, Minn. Statutes 2009 205.17

Color

Electronic voting systems, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.84

General election ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.11

Optical scan voting systems, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.90

Political parties, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.84

Primary ballots (state), Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.08

Public information and education programs, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.27

Constitutional amendments, see Pink ballots under this topic

Containers

Election judges, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.86

Electronic voting systems, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.84

Contents

Ballot booklets, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.61

Ballot cards, duplicates, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.84, 2009 206.86

Ballot strips, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.61

General elections, particular ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.11 to 2009 204D.15

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.36 to 2009 204B.38

Municipal ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 205.17

Primary ballots (state), Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.08

School district ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 205A.08, 2009 205A.12

Special election ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.25

Substitute ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.39

Supplemental ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.41

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.43

Costs, payment

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.32

Presidential elector ballots, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2009 208.04

Sample ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.165

Counting centers

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.85, 2009 206.86

User lists, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.56

Counting

Automatic tabulating equipment, testing, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.83

Counting centers, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.56, 2009 206.85, 2009 206.86

Defective ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.13, 2009 206.86

Election contests, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2009 209.03

Election judges, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.19 to 2009 204C.23, 2009 206.86, 2009 206.90

Errors, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.38, 2009 204C.39, 2009 209.07

Excess ballots, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.20

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.85, 2009 206.86

Interference with, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.19

Mail balloting, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.45

Municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2009 205.17

Order of counting, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.19

Public access, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.19

Recounts, see same under this topic

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2009 209.06

School district elections, Minn. Statutes 2009 205A.08

Security measures, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.845

Summary statements, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.21, 2009 204D.19

Uncounted ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.20

Write-in voting, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.33, 2009 206.86, 2009 206.90

County offices, see Canary ballots under this topic

Damaged ballots, election judges, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.86

Defective ballots

Counting, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.13, 2009 206.86

Election judges, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.86

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.21 to 2009 204C.23

Invalidation of election, Minn. Statutes 2009 209.07

Optical scan voting systems, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.90

Primary elections, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.13, 2009 204C.22

Write-in voting, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.86

Definitions

Facsimile ballots, newspaper law, Minn. Statutes 2009 331A.01

Nonprofit corporations, Minn. Statutes 2009 317A.011

Voting machine law, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.56

Disposition

Defective ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.86

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.25

Uncounted ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.20

Voting eligibility, challenges, effect, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.12

Distribution

Absentee voting, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.15

County auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.15

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.28, 2009 204C.09, 2009 204C.13

Illegal distribution, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.43

Municipal ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 205.17

Pink ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.15

Polling places, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.16

Presidential elector ballots, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2009 208.04

Receipts, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.15

Sample absentee ballots, municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2009 205.17

Sample ballots, distribution guidelines, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.09

School district ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 205A.08

Secretary of state, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.09, 2009 204D.15, 2009 204D.169, 2009 205.17

Election contests, see Contested elections under ELECTIONS

Electronic voting system ballots

Ballot booklets, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.56, 2009 206.61, 2009 206.84

Ballot cards, see same under this topic

County auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.61

Electronic ballot display, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.56

Electronic ballot markers, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.56, 2009 206.57

Municipal clerks, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.61

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.84

Envelopes

Ballot envelopes, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.40, 2009 204C.26, 2009 204C.28

Contents, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.24, 2009 204C.25

Counting, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.86

Disposition of ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.25

Election judges, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.24, 2009 204C.25, 2009 204C.27, 2009 206.86

Return envelopes, mail balloting, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.45

School district elections, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.25, 2009 204C.28

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.40, 2009 204C.26

Security, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.40, 2009 204C.24, 2009 204C.25, 2009 204C.28

Spoiled ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.86

Summary statements, see under VOTING

Uncounted ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.20

Write-in voting, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.86, 2009 206.90

Facsimile ballots, see Sample ballots under this topic

Federal offices, general elections

Special federal white ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.11

Folding, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.13

Forms

Agricultural Commodity Research and Promotion Council, Minn. Statutes 2009 17.54

Back of the ballot, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.37

Ballot cards, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.84

County election ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 375.20

Electronic voting system ballots, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.84

General election ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.13 to 2009 204D.15

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.36

Municipal ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 205.17, 2009 410.10

Offices, rotation, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.04

Optical scan voting system ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.90

Partisan and nonpartisan primary ballots, statement, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.90

Presidential elector ballots, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2009 208.04

Primary ballots (state), rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.08

Print specifications, see Print and printing under this topic

Public employee exclusive representatives, certification elections, Minn. Statutes 2009 179A.12

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.08, 2009 206.84, 2009 208.04

School district ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 205A.08, 2009 205A.10, 2009 205A.12

Special election ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.25

Substitute ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.39

Supplemental ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.41

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.43

General election ballots

Canary ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.11, 2009 204D.14

Candidate names, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.12

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.11 to 2009 204D.16

Gray ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.27, 2009 204D.11

Pink ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.27, 2009 204D.11, 2009 204D.15

Special elections, use of general election ballot, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.25

White ballots, see same under this topic

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.35 to 2009 204B.44

Goldenrod ballots

Ballot boxes, Minn. Statutes 2009 205A.08

Counting, see same under this topic

School district elections, Minn. Statutes 2009 205A.08, 2009 205A.12

Gray ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.27, 2009 204D.11

Green ballots

Counting, see same under this topic

Municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2009 205.17

Handling, Minn. Statutes 2009 201.061, 2009 204C.19, 2009 206.86

Inspections, secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.40

Judicial offices, general elections

County, municipal, or district, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.27, 2009 204D.11

Generally, canary ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.11, 2009 204D.14

Lever voting machine ballots

Ballot strips, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.61, 2009 206.62

County auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.61

Inadequate space, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.27, 2009 204D.11

Municipal clerks, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.61

Mail balloting, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.45, 2009 204B.46

Marking devices

County auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.84

Municipal clerks, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.84

Samples, instructions to voters, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.84

Marks and marking

Assistance to voters, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.15, 2009 204C.16

Defective ballots, see same under this topic

Election judges, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.09, 2009 204C.13, 2009 204C.15

Exhibiting, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.17

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.13, 2009 204C.22

Identifying marks, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.18, 2009 204C.22

Marking devices, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.56, 2009 206.57, 2009 206.84

Optical scan voting systems, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.90

Political party preferences, notation, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.18

Municipal ballots

Candidate names, Minn. Statutes 2009 205.065, 2009 205.13, 2009 205.17

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 205.17

Limits on questions, Minn. Statutes 2009 205.10

Partisan designation, Minn. Statutes 2009 205.065, 2009 205.13

Preparation, town legal advisor, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.04

Returning to county auditors, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.27

Sample ballots, distribution guidelines, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.09

Snow and ice removal, town election ballots required, Minn. Statutes 2009 366.016

Special municipal ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 205.10, 2009 205.17

Special municipal elections, limit on ballot questions, Minn. Statutes 2009 205.10

Optical scan voting system ballots

Ballot cards, see same under this topic

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.90

Paper ballots

Absentee voting, Minn. Statutes 2009 203B.08

Assistance to voters, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.15

Color, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.36

Election judges, number, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.22, 2009 204C.15

Mail balloting, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.45

Optical scan voting systems, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.90

Sample ballots, see same under this topic

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.27

Supplemental ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.41

Voting instruction posters, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.27

Partisan offices (statewide), see White ballots under this topic

Pink ballots

Counting, see same under this topic

Failure to vote, notice, effect, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.15

General elections, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.11, 2009 204D.15

Returning to county auditors, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.27

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.11

Sample ballots, see same under this topic

Political party names, use, Minn. Statutes 2009 202A.11

Polling places, violations, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.06

Preparation

City clerks, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 205.17, 2009 205.185

County auditors, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.04, 2009 204D.05, 2009 204D.11, 2009 204D.25

Errors, petitions for correction, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.44

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.04

Municipal ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 205.17

Printing instructions, see Print and printing under this topic

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.35

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.08

School district ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 205A.08

School district clerks, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 205A.08, 2009 205A.10

Secretary of state, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.04, 2009 204D.08, 2009 204D.11, 2009 204D.13, 2009 204D.169

Supplemental ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 203B.12, 2009 204B.41, 2009 206.58

Town clerks, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 205.17, 2009 205.185

Presidential elector ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 208.04

Primary ballots (state)

Candidate names, see same under this topic

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.05 to 2009 204D.09

Municipal elections, see Municipal ballots under this topic

Sample ballots, see same under this topic

School district ballots, see same under this topic

Special elections, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.25

Print and printing

City or town clerks, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 205.17, 2009 205.185

Costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.32

Errors or omissions, petitions for correction, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.44

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.04, 2009 206.61

Municipal ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 205.17

Optical scan voting systems, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.90

Presidential elector ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 208.04

Primary ballots (state), Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.08

Print specifications, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.36, 2009 204B.37

School district ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 205A.08, 2009 205A.10

School district clerks, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 205A.08, 2009 205A.10

Substitute ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.39

Supplemental ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.41

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.43

Public information and education programs

Ballots used for, color, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.27

Public notice, facsimile ballots defined as, Minn. Statutes 2009 331A.01

Quantities

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.35

Primary ballots (state), Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.08

Voting precincts, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.29, 2009 204D.08

Questions, see Referendum ballots under this topic

Records and record keeping

Errors, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.38, 2009 204C.39, 2009 209.07

Printed record of election results, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.845

Summary statements, see under VOTING

Recounts

Automatic recounts, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.35

Candidates, duties, see Recounts, duties under CANDIDATES

Canvassing boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.35, 2009 205A.10, 2009 206.87

Certification, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.88

County elections, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.36

Discretionary candidate recounts, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.35

Election certificates, effect on, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.40

Electronic voting systems, accuracy, verification, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.88

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.35 to 2009 204C.361

Municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.36, 2009 205.065, 2009 205.185

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.88

School district elections, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.36, 2009 205A.03, 2009 205A.10

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.88

Special primaries or elections, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.27

Referendum ballots

Constitutional amendments, see Pink ballots under this topic

Counting, see same under this topic

Defective ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.23

Electronic voting systems, form, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.84

Errors or omissions, petitions for correction, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.44

Form, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.36

General elections, see Canary ballots under this topic

Marks and marking, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.13, 2009 204C.22

Municipal elections, blue ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 205.17

Ordinances, summaries, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.61

Recounts, see same under this topic

School district elections, goldenrod ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 205A.08, 2009 205A.12

Voter's intent, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.22

Replacement regular ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.41

Sample ballots

Absentee ballots, distribution guidelines, Minn. Statutes 2009 205.17

Ballot booklets, comparison, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.62, 2009 206.84

Ballot strips, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.62

Candidate names, rotation, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.62

Color, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.42

Copies, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.165

County auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.15 to 2009 204D.165

Distribution guidelines, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.09

Election judges, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.84

General elections, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.15 to 2009 204D.165

Municipal clerks, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 205.16, 2009 205.17, 2009 205A.07

Polling places, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.62

Posting

General election ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.15, 2009 204D.16

Municipal ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 205.16

Polling places, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.08

Primary ballots (state), Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.09

School districts, Minn. Statutes 2009 205A.07

Primary ballots (state), Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.09, 2009 204D.165

Public access, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.15

Publishing, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.09, 2009 204D.16, 2009 205.16

Reproduction, costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.165

School districts, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.09, 2009 204D.165

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.15

Supplemental ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.169

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.42

Voters, use in voting booths, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.13

Voting machines, instructions, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.62

School district ballots

Absentee ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.35

Candidate names, see same under this topic

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 205A.08, 2009 205A.12

Partisan designation, Minn. Statutes 2009 205A.03, 2009 205A.06

Returning to county auditors, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.27

Returning to municipal clerks, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.27

Sample ballots, see same under this topic

School district primary ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 205A.03, 2009 205A.08

Secrecy

Disabled persons ballots, voting equipment grant provisions concerning, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.48

Identifying marks, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.18

Party preferences, notation, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.18

Secret ballot, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.17, 2009 205.185, 2009 205A.10

Security, election contests, visual guards, Minn. Statutes 2009 209.05

Soil and water conservation district offices

General elections, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.27, 2009 204D.11

Special election ballots

Candidate names, see same under this topic

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.25

Questions, see Referendum ballots under this topic

Senator (U.S.), designation of term, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.28

Special municipal ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 205.17

Special federal white ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.11

Specific ballot questions, see REFERENDUM

Spoiled ballots

Automatic tabulating equipment, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.90

County auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.28

Delivery to counting centers, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.86

Delivery to school district clerks, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.28

Election judges, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.13, 2009 204C.17, 2009 204C.25, 2009 206.86

Electronic voting systems, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.84, 2009 206.86

Municipal clerks, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.28

Optical scan voting systems, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.90

Returning to county auditors or municipal clerks, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.25, 2009 204C.27

School district elections, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.28

Voters, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.13, 2009 206.84

State offices, general elections

Generally, see Canary ballots under this topic

Partisan offices, see White ballots under this topic

Substitute ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.39

Supplemental ballots

Absentee voting, effect on counting procedures, Minn. Statutes 2009 203B.12

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.41

Lever voting machines, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.58

Sample ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.169

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.169

Towns

Generally, see TOWN ELECTIONS

Offices, municipal elections, green ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 205.17

Unofficial ballots

Absentee voting, Minn. Statutes 2009 203B.06

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.30

Unused ballots

Delivery to counting centers, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.86

Election judges, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.25, 2009 206.86

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.28

Returning to county auditors or municipal clerks, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.25

Violations and penalties

General election ballots, white, nonpartisan designation, restriction, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.13

Marks and marking, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.16 to 2009 204C.18

Municipal ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 205.13, 2009 205.17

Offices, rotation, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.04

Official ballot cards, use as samples, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.84

Primary ballots (state), Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.07, 2009 204D.08

Sample ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.42, 2009 206.62

School district ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 205A.03, 2009 205A.06, 2009 205A.08

Voting results, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.19

Vote by, Minn. Const. art 7 s 5

Voters' intent, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.22

Waivers, recounts, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.35

White ballots

Candidate names, see same under this topic

Counting, see same under this topic

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.11, 2009 204D.13

Presidential elector ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 208.04

Primary elections, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.08

Returning to county auditors, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.27

Sample ballots, see same under this topic

Write-in voting

Counting, see same under this topic

Election judges, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.90

Electronic voting systems, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.84, 2009 206.86

Envelopes, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.86, 2009 206.90

Governor-lieutenant governor teams, counting, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.22

Marking, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.13

Municipal primary ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 205.17

Optical scan voting systems, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.90

Primary ballots (state), Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.08

Primary elections, Minn. Statutes 2009 204C.13, 2009 204C.22

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.36

School district primary ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 205A.08

Separate ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 206.84

Write-in absentee ballots, Minn. Statutes 2009 203B.227