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VOTING

See also ELECTIONS; POLLING PLACES; PRECINCTS

Abduction, obstructing or preventing voting, Minn. Statutes 2013 211B.07

Absentee voting, see ABSENTEE VOTING

Address confidentiality program, participants, Minn. Rules 8290.1300

Aggravated forgery, official returns, Minn. Statutes 2013 609.625

Assistance with, persons providing, conduct at polling places, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.06

Assistance with, see Voters under this topic

Ballots, see BALLOTS

Challengers

Affidavits, voter registration challenges, Minn. Rules 8200.7100

Voter registration on election day, swearing to residence, Minn. Rules 8200.5200

Challenges, election judges, training, Minn. Rules 8240.1600

Challenges

Challengers, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.06, 2013 204C.07, 2013 204C.12

County attorneys, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.121

County auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.121, 2013 201.195

Election judges, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.07, 2013 204C.12, 2013 204C.13

Form, contents, design, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.12

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.195

Help America Vote Act, complaints procedures, Minn. Statutes 2013 200.04

Oaths or affirmations, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.12

Prohibited challenges, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.07

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.121

Coercion, undue influence, Minn. Statutes 2013 211B.07

Combined local elections, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2013 204B.35

Combined offices, single vote cast, Minn. Rules 8250.0600

Crimes of violence, undue influence, Minn. Statutes 2013 211B.07

Definitions, electronic voting systems, Minn. Rules 8220.0250

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2013 200.02, 2013 201.01, 2013 290.01

Developmentally disabled persons, conservatees, rights, Minn. Statutes 2013 252A.12

Duress, obstructing or preventing voting, Minn. Statutes 2013 211B.07

Electronic voting systems, see ELECTRONIC VOTING SYSTEMS

Electronic voting systems, Minn. Rules 8220.0050 to 8220.2850

Eligibility

Age, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.014

Candidates, affidavits of candidacy, Minn. Statutes 2013 204B.06

Challenges, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.06, 2013 204C.07, 2013 204C.12

Citizenship, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.014

Civil rights, loss of, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.014

Constitutional provisions regarding, Minn. Const. art 7 s 1

Convicted persons, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.014, 2013 609B.610

Election judges, Minn. Statutes 2013 204B.19, 2013 204B.21

Exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.014, 2013 201.15

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.01 to 2013 201.275

Guardianships, conservatorships, incompetents, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.15

Municipal elections, annexation or consolidation of territory, Minn. Statutes 2013 414.09

Persons ineligible to reregister or vote, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.15

Persons judged incompetent, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.15

Religious tests prohibited, Minn. Const. art 1 s 17

Residence, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.014, 2013 201.016

Verification, voter's receipt, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.10

Wards, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.014, 2013 201.15

Eligible voters

Ballot question petitions, Minn. Statutes 2013 200.039

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2013 200.02

False voting, public officers or employees, misconduct, Minn. Statutes 2013 609.43

Felony convictions, changes in eligibility as result of, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.155

Fraud, obstructing or preventing voting, Minn. Statutes 2013 211B.07

Governor and lieutenant governor, single vote cast, Minn. Rules 8250.0600

Guardianships or conservatorships, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.15

Help America Vote Act, complaints procedures, Minn. Statutes 2013 200.04

Hours for voting, see under POLLING PLACES

Identity and identification, misrepresenting, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.14

Ineligible voters, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.014

Instructions

Election judges, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.13

Electronic voting systems, Minn. Statutes 2013 206.84

Explanations, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.13

Lever voting machines, Minn. Statutes 2013 206.58

Optical scan voting systems, Minn. Statutes 2013 206.90

Polling places, Minn. Statutes 2013 204B.18

Posters, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.06, 2013 204C.08

Publications, Minn. Statutes 2013 204B.27

Interference with, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.06

Intoxicated persons, voting prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.06

Leaves of absence, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.04

Mail balloting

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 204B.45, 2013 204B.46

Permanently ill or disabled voters, Minn. Statutes 2013 203B.07

Minor political parties, Minn. Statutes 2013 200.02

Multiple votes cast, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.14

Oaths or affirmations

Assistance needed, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.15

Eligibility challenges, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.12

Obstructing (legal) or preventing voting, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.035, 2013 211B.07

Optical scan voting systems, see OPTICAL SCAN VOTING SYSTEMS

Petitions by

Nominating petitions, candidates, Minn. Rules 8205.1010 to 8205.1050

Recall petitions, elected state officers, Minn. Rules 8205.1010 to 8205.2120

Petitions

Ballot questions, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2013 200.039

Eligibility challenges, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.195

Polling places, capitol area zoning and design, exemptions, Minn. Rules 2400.2020

Precincts, see VOTING PRECINCTS

President and vice-president, single vote cast, Minn. Rules 8250.0600

Public information and education programs

Corporate contributions, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2013 211B.15

Help America Vote Act, complaints procedures, Minn. Statutes 2013 200.04

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 204B.27

Receipts (voter's certificates)

Ballots, counting, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.20

Residence challenges, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.12

Verification of eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.10

Voting from motor vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.15

Records and record keeping, voting history, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.091, 2013 201.171

Registration, see VOTER REGISTRATION

Reports about

Voting history, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.171

Voting returns, Minn. Statutes 2013 204B.16, 2013 204C.24, 2013 204C.31 to 2013 204C.33

Returns

Absentee ballot counting boards, school district elections, totals, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2013 205A.10

Absentee voting, Minn. Statutes 2013 205A.10

Aggravated forgery, Minn. Statutes 2013 609.625

Attachments

Affidavits of substitute ballots, Minn. Statutes 2013 204B.39

Ballot booklets, sample ballots, comparison certificate, Minn. Statutes 2013 206.84

Election day registration attempts, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.061

Lever voting machines, exposure of counters, explanation, Minn. Statutes 2013 206.64

Oath or affirmations of office, election judges, Minn. Statutes 2013 204B.24

Unofficial ballots, use, number cast, Minn. Statutes 2013 204B.30

Ballots, counting, see Counting under BALLOTS

Canvassing, Minn. Statutes 2013 209.02, 2013 209.06

Certification, Minn. Statutes 2013 205A.10

City clerks, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 412.151

City councils, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 205.065, 2013 205.185

County auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.26 to 2013 204C.28

County canvassing boards, see under CANVASSING BOARDS

Damaging, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.29

Delivery, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.27 to 2013 204C.29

Election judges, duties, summary statements, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.24, 2013 204C.26, 2013 204C.27

Electronic voting systems, paper records, Minn. Statutes 2013 206.845

Forgery, Minn. Statutes 2013 609.625

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.27 to 2013 204C.29

Messengers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.29

Municipal clerks, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.26 to 2013 204C.29

Municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2013 205.065, 2013 205.10, 2013 205.17, 2013 205.185

News media, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 206.85

Official returns, Minn. Statutes 2013 206.86, 2013 609.625

Percentage requirements, Minn. Statutes 2013 200.02, 2013 200.039

Records and record keeping, see under BALLOTS

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2013 204B.16, 2013 204C.31

School boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 205A.03, 2013 205A.10

School district elections

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.28, 2013 205A.10

Referendum, Minn. Statutes 2013 205A.08

School district primary elections, Minn. Statutes 2013 205A.03

Special school district elections, Minn. Statutes 2013 205A.05

Seals, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.37

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.26

Special elections, Minn. Statutes 2013 204D.27, 2013 370.02, 2013 370.06, 2013 370.07

State Canvassing Board, see under CANVASSING BOARDS

Summary statements, see same under this topic

Town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 205.065, 2013 205.185

Right to vote, Minn. Statutes Const. art 1 s 2, art 7 s 1

Safe at Home program, participants, Minn. Rules 8290.1300

School district elections, referendum, consolidation of districts, Minn. Statutes 2013 123A.48

Secrecy, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.17, 2013 205.185, 2013 205A.10

Secretary of state, duties, challenger form preparation, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.12

Signatures

Nominating petitions, candidates, Minn. Rules 8205.1010, 8205.1030

Recall petitions, elected state officers, Minn. Rules 8205.1010, 8205.1030, 8205.2000 to 8205.2120

Statewide registration system, see under VOTER REGISTRATION

Summary statements

Ballots, counting results, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.19, 2013 204C.21

Copies, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.24, 2013 204C.27, 2013 204C.30

Delivery to secretary of state, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.30

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.24, 2013 204C.26

Information required, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.24

Public access, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.28

Record keeping, errors, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.38, 2013 204C.39

Summary statements, see under OPTICAL SCAN VOTING SYSTEMS

Threats, undue influence, Minn. Statutes 2013 211B.07

Tie votes

Canvassing boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.34

City councils, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 205.185

County auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 375.04

County elections, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2013 375.04

Municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2013 205.185

School boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 205A.10

School district elections, Minn. Statutes 2013 205A.10

Town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 205.185

Time off for, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.04

Undue influence, Minn. Statutes 2013 211B.07

Violations and penalties

Assistance, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.14 to 2013 204C.17

Challenges, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.07, 2013 204C.12, 2013 204C.13

Employees' time off to vote, interference with, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.04

Ineligible voters, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.016

Influencing, election judges or others, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.15

Intentions, revealing, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.17

Interference with, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.06

Intoxicated persons, voting prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.06

Misrepresenting identity, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.14

Multiple votes cast, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.14

Obstructing or preventing, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.035, 2013 211B.07

Precinct nonresidents, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.016

Refusal to answer questions or sign rosters, voting prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.12

Residence requirements violations, penalties, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.016

Returns, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.29

Undue influence, Minn. Statutes 2013 211B.07

Unregistered voters, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.061

Voting machines and systems, Minn. Statutes 2013 206.66

Voter registration, see VOTER REGISTRATION

Voter's bill of rights, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.08

Voters

Assistance to, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.06, 2013 204C.13 to 2013 204C.17

Assistive voting technology, Minn. Statutes 2013 206.56

Audio ballot readers, Minn. Statutes 2013 206.56

Canvassing boards, appointment to, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.31, 2013 205A.10

Certificates, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.10, 2013 204C.12, 2013 204C.15, 2013 204C.20

Challenged status, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.12, 2013 201.121

Challengers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.07

Challenges, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.195, 2013 204C.12

Defined as taxpayers, Minn. Statutes 2013 290.01

Election contests, Minn. Statutes 2013 209.02

Guardianships, conservatorships, incompetents, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.014, 2013 201.15

Inactive status, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.12, 2013 201.171

Ineligible voters, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.014, 2013 201.016

Influence on voters, see under CAMPAIGN PRACTICES

Intentions, revealing, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.17

Misrepresenting identity, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.14

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2013 204B.14, 2013 204B.16, 2013 209.021

Payments by, elections, recounts, costs, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.36

Persons unable to write, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.056

Petitions by

Biomass energy conversion systems, personal property tax exemption, referendum, Minn. Statutes 2013 272.02

County officers, removal elections, Minn. Statutes 2013 351.16

Hours for voting, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.05, 2013 205.175, 2013 205A.09

Nominating petitions, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 205.121, 2013 205.13, 2013 205A.06

Petitions to school boards, Minn. Statutes 2013 205A.13

Recall of elected state officers, Minn. Const. art 8 s 6, 2013 211C.01 to 2013 211C.09

Referendums, see Petitions for under REFERENDUM

School board election districts, redistricting, Minn. Statutes 2013 205A.12

Secretary of state's rules regarding, Minn. Statutes 2013 204B.071

Special elections, Minn. Statutes 2013 205.10, 2013 205A.05

Polling places, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.06, 2013 204C.10, 2013 204C.12

Recounts, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.36

Redistricting plans, revisions, counties, Minn. Statutes 2013 375.025

Refusal to answer questions or sign rosters, voting prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2013 204C.12

Reports about, electronic voting systems, results, Minn. Statutes 2013 206.86

Residence, determination, see Voters under RESIDENCE

Service of process on, eligibility challenges, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.195

Transportation to polling places, Minn. Statutes 2013 211B.11

Unregistered voters, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.061

Voter registration, see Voters under VOTER REGISTRATION

Voting machines and systems, Minn. Statutes 2013 206.66

Voting precincts, redistricting, revision of plan, Minn. Statutes 2013 204B.135

Voters

Addresses, voter registration applications, Minn. Rules 8200.2950

Assistance to

Election day registration, Minn. Rules 8200.5300

Election judges, training, Minn. Rules 8240.1600

Challenged voters, absentee voting applications, Minn. Rules 8210.0225, 8210.3000

Change of residence, reregistration, Minn. Rules 8200.3600

Death of, Minn. Rules 8200.3700

Designated agents of, mail ballots, delivery, Minn. Rules 8210.3000

Electronic voting systems, rotation algorithm, Minn. Rules 8220.0825

Felony status, notation, Minn. Rules 8200.9115

Guardianship status, notation, Minn. Rules 8200.9115, 8200.9300

Identification, exemptions, Minn. Rules 8200.3200

Identification numbers, matching with return envelopes, Minn. Rules 8210.2450

Mail balloting, Minn. Rules 8210.3000

Notice received

Absentee ballots, nonacceptance or replacement ballot, Minn. Rules 8210.2200

Challenge, removal, Minn. Rules 8200.3550

Deficient registration, Minn. Rules 8200.2900

Election day registration, verification problems, Minn. Rules 8200.5500

Incomplete registration, Minn. Rules 8200.3100

Ineligible registration applications, Minn. Rules 8200.3500

Late registration, Minn. Rules 8200.3110

Proper registration, Minn. Rules 8200.2600

Random notification of registration, Minn. Rules 8200.2700

Voting precincts, boundary changes, Minn. Rules 8255.0050

Number of, summary statement, Minn. Rules 8230.1150

Oaths, proof of residence for another voter

Absentee voting, Minn. Rules 8210.0600

Generally, Minn. Rules 8200.5100, 8200.5200, 8200.9939

Restoration to capacity, challenge removal, Minn. Rules 8200.3550

Signatures

Absentee voting, certificate of eligibility, Minn. Rules 8210.0800

Polling place rosters, Minn. Rules 8200.9115

Statement of absentee voter, Minn. Rules 8210.0600

Voter's receipts, Minn. Rules 8200.9300, 8230.0650

Voting history, statewide voter registration system, Minn. Rules 8200.9315

Voting history

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.171

Public information lists, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.091

Voting machines and systems, see VOTING MACHINES AND SYSTEMS

Voting precincts, see VOTING PRECINCTS

Voting stickers, Minn. Statutes 2013 211B.11

Write-in voting, see WRITE-IN VOTING

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