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ELECTIONS

Absentee voting, see ABSENTEE VOTING

Affidavits of candidacy, see AFFIDAVITS OF CANDIDACY

Alternative election procedures

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.47

Application of law

Absentee voting, Minn. Statutes 2004 203B.001

Certificates of election, issuance, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.40

Election contests, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.09

Election day activities, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.02

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 200.015, 2004 204B.02

Home rule charters, Minn. Statutes 2004 410.21

Mail balloting, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.45

Municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 205.02

School district elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 205A.02

Special elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 204D.18

Voting machines, Minn. Statutes 2004 206.55

Australian ballot system, Minn. Statutes 2004 203B.05

Ballot questions, see REFERENDUM

Ballots, see BALLOTS

Campaign practices, see CAMPAIGN PRACTICES

Candidates, see CANDIDATES

Canvassing boards, see CANVASSING BOARDS

Certificates of election

Application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.40

Chief clerk (state), duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.40

Chief clerk (U.S.), duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.40

Congressional offices, special elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 204D.27

Contested elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.40, 2004 205.185, 2004 205A.10, 2004 209.07

County auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.40, 2004 204D.27

County commissioners, Minn. Statutes 2004 375.101

Defined as public notice, Minn. Statutes 2004 331A.01

Failure to make or deliver, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.41

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.40

Governor, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.40

Invalidation, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.07

Issuance, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.38, 2004 204C.40, 2004 204D.27, 2004 211A.05

Legislative offices, special elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 204D.27

Municipal clerks, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 205.185, 2004 205A.10

Municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 205.185

Presidential electors, Minn. Statutes 2004 208.05

Recounts, effect, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.40

Representatives (state), Minn. Statutes 2004 3.02, 2004 3.05, 2004 204D.27

Representatives (U.S.), Minn. Statutes 2004 204D.27

Revocation, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.07

School district elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 205A.10

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.40, 2004 204D.27

Secretary of the senate (state), duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.40

Secretary of the senate (U.S.), duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.40

Senators (state), Minn. Statutes 2004 3.02, 2004 3.05, 2004 204D.27

Senators (U.S.), Minn. Statutes 2004 204D.27

State seal, Minn. Statutes 2004 208.05

Certified copies, results, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.39

Challengers, see under VOTING

Challenges, see under VOTING

Citation, Minn. Statutes 2004 200.01

Combined local elections, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.35

Constitutional provisions, Minn. Const. art 7

Contested elections

Answers, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.03, 2004 209.045

Appeals, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.09, 2004 209.10, 2004 484.50

Ballots, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.05, 2004 209.06

Campaign practices, alleged violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.10

Candidates, duties, see Recounts, duties under CANDIDATES

Certificates of election, see same under this topic

Cities, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.36

City councils, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.36

Congressional offices, Minn. Statutes 2004 204D.27, 2004 209.12

Costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.06, 2004 209.07

Counties, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.36

County auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.36

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.01 to 2004 209.12

Grounds, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.02, 2004 209.021

Legislative offices, Minn. Statutes 2004 204D.27, 2004 209.10, 2004 480A.06

Legislature, constitutional powers not limited, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.10

Materials, disposition, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.40

Municipal clerks, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.36

Notice of contest

Copies, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.021, 2004 209.045

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.35, 2004 204C.36, 2004 204D.27, 2004 209.021

Time limit, Minn. Statutes 2004 206.88

Parties to suit, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.02

Pleadings, amendments, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.065

Procedures, commencement, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.021

Recounts, see under BALLOTS

Referendum

Answers, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.03

Appeals, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.09, 2004 209.10

Ballot inspectors, appointment, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.06

Notice, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.021

Venue, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.045

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.06

Results

Certificates of election, see same under this topic

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.07

Review, resolutions, Minn. Statutes 2004 204D.19

School districts, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.36

Town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.36

Towns, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.36

Venue, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.045

Contributions, see Political contributions under CONTRIBUTIONS

Cooperative associations, see Elections under COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATIONS

County courts, judges, Minn. Statutes 2004 487.01, 2004 487.03

County elections

County officers, removal, see under REFERENDUM

Generally, see Elections under COUNTIES

Mail balloting, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.45, 2004 204B.46

Dakota County, county auditor-treasurer position

Election procedures, Minn. Statutes 2004 383D.09

Declaration of, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.39

Definitions

Campaign financial reporting law, Minn. Statutes 2004 211A.01

Contested elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.01

Election day activities, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.01, 2004 204C.04

Ethics in government, Minn. Statutes 2004 10A.01

General elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 204D.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 200.02, 2004 204B.01

Hennepin County, Minn. Statutes 2004 383B.042

Minor political party, Minn. Statutes 2004 200.02

Newspaper law, Minn. Statutes 2004 331A.01

Primary elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 204D.01

Redistricting law, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.135

Special elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 204D.28

Voting machine law, Minn. Statutes 2004 206.56

Election contests, see Contested elections under this topic

Election cycle, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 10A.01

Election day activities

Campaigning, Minn. Statutes 2004 211B.11

Electronic voting systems, Minn. Statutes 2004 206.84

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.01 to 2004 204C.41

Public meetings, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.03

Election day, civil process, suspended, Minn. Const. art 7 s 4

Election judges, see ELECTION JUDGES

Election laws, publications

Annotations, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.27

Attorney general, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.27

Campaign practices, Minn. Statutes 2004 211B.14

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.27

Election materials

Abstracts, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.40

Ballot envelopes, disposition, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.40

Contested elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.40

County auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.28, 2004 204B.29, 2004 204B.40

Disposition, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.10, 2004 204B.40

Election judges, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.29

Failure to obtain, penalties, expenses, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.29

Forms to county auditors, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.27

Municipal clerks, duties

Disposition, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.40

Municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 205.185

Obtaining from county auditors, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.28

Providing to election judges, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.29

School district elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 205A.10

Municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 205.185

Receipts, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.29

Retention, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.10, 2004 204B.40

Return envelopes, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.45

School district elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 205A.10

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.27

Supplies, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.28, 2004 204B.29

Election officials, special elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 205.10, 2004 205A.05

Election procedures

Irregularities, election contests, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.02

Monitoring and evaluation, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.40

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.40

Expenses, payment

Allocation for concurrent elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.32

Ballot boxes, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.32

Ballots, see Costs, payment under BALLOTS

Cities, see Payments by under CITIES

City clerks, see Payments by under CITIES

Counties, see Payments by under COUNTIES

County auditors, see Payments by under COUNTIES

Election judges, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.32

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.32

Presidential electors, compensation, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.31, 2004 204B.32

School district clerks, see Payments by under SCHOOL DISTRICTS

School districts, see Payments by under SCHOOL DISTRICTS

Secretary of state, see Payments by under SECRETARY OF STATE

Sergeants at arms, compensation, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.31, 2004 204B.32

Town clerks, see Payments by under TOWNS

Towns, see Payments by under TOWNS

Voting equipment, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.32

Fraud, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.41

General elections, see GENERAL ELECTIONS

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 200.01 to 2004 211C.09

Help America Vote Act, complaints procedures, Minn. Statutes 2004 200.04

Hospital districts, governing boards, Minn. Statutes 2004 447.32

Indian Affairs Council, at-large members, Minn. Statutes 2004 3.922

Information about, secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.27

Information, Internet availability, Minn. Statutes 2004 16E.07

Invalidation, election contests, results, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.07

Judges, see ELECTION JUDGES

Local government election districts

Boundary corrections, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.146

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.135

Redistricting, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.135

Mail balloting

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.45, 2004 204B.46

Permanently ill or disabled voters, Minn. Statutes 2004 203B.07

Messengers

Compensation and salaries, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.31, 2004 204B.32, 2004 204C.29

County auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.29

Duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.29, 2004 204C.37

Municipal clerks, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.29

Voting returns, damaging or preventing delivery, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.29

Municipal elections, see MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS

Petitions

Correction of election-related errors or omissions, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.44

Discretionary recounts, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.36

Verified petitions, ballot inspections, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.06

Political contributions, see under CONTRIBUTIONS

Political parties, see POLITICAL PARTIES

Polling places, see POLLING PLACES

Precinct caucuses, see PRECINCT CAUCUSES

Primary elections, see PRIMARY ELECTIONS

Public information and education programs

Corporations, contributions by, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2004 211B.15

Limited liability companies, contributions by, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2004 211B.15

Nonprofit corporations, contributions by, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2004 211B.15

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.27

Voter information telephone lines, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.27

Public notice

Certificates of election defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 331A.01

Requirements, see Public notices under LOCAL GOVERNMENTS

Questions

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 206.56, 2004 211A.01

Elections on questions, see REFERENDUM

Ramsey County, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.45, 2004 383A.62, 2004 488A.19

Recall of elected state officers, Minn. Const. art 8 s 6, 2004 211C.01 to 2004 211C.09

Records and record keeping

Election contests, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.40, 2004 209.12

Political party preferences, notation, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.18

Polling places, changes, damage, or removal, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.06

Recounts, see under BALLOTS

Referendum, see REFERENDUM

Residence, determination, see Voters under RESIDENCE

Results

Declaration of, certified copies, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.39

Generally, see Returns under VOTING

Information about, voter information telephone lines, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.27

Returns, see under VOTING

Saint Louis County

Civil service employees' political activity, Minn. Statutes 2004 383C.05

Saint Paul, merger of city and county elections offices, Minn. Statutes 2004 383A.62

School district elections, see SCHOOL DISTRICT ELECTIONS

Sergeants at arms

Appointment, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.06

Compensation and salaries, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.31, 2004 204B.32

Duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.06

Payments to, local governments, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.32

Special elections, see SPECIAL ELECTIONS

State elections campaign fund, see STATE ELECTIONS CAMPAIGN FUND

Tie votes, procedures, see Tie votes under VOTING

Time off to vote, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.04

Town elections, see TOWN ELECTIONS

Training for election officials

County auditors, duties, see Training for election officials under COUNTY AUDITORS

Election board head election judge, expenses, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.28

Election judges, see Training under ELECTION JUDGES

Electronic voting systems, Minn. Statutes 2004 206.84, 2004 206.85

Municipal clerks, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.25, 2004 206.85

Optical scan voting systems, Minn. Statutes 2004 206.90

Program, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.28

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.27

Violations and penalties

Certificates of election, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.41, 2004 211A.05

Election contests, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.02

Election officials, Minn. Statutes 2004 201.27, 2004 204C.41, 2004 206.66

Errors, omissions, or wrongful acts, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.44

Fraud, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.41

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.41

Records, political party preferences, notation, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.18

Voiding, vacancy in office, condition, Minn. Statutes 2004 351.02

Voter registration, see VOTER REGISTRATION

Voting machines and systems, see VOTING MACHINES AND SYSTEMS

Voting precincts, see VOTING PRECINCTS

Voting, see VOTING