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VOTING

See also ELECTIONS; POLLING PLACES; PRECINCTS

Abduction, obstructing or preventing voting, Minn. Statutes 2005 211B.07

Absentee voting, see ABSENTEE VOTING

Aggravated forgery, official returns, Minn. Statutes 2005 609.625

Assistance with, persons providing

Conduct at polling places, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.06

Ballots, see BALLOTS

Challenges

Challengers, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.06, 2005 204C.07, 2005 204C.12

County attorneys, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.121

County auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.121, 2005 201.195

Election judges, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.07, 2005 204C.12, 2005 204C.13

Form, contents, design, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.12

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.195

Help America Vote Act, complaints procedures, Minn. Statutes 2005 200.04

Oaths, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.12

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.121

Coercion, undue influence, Minn. Statutes 2005 211B.07

Combined local elections, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2005 204B.35

Crimes of violence, undue influence, Minn. Statutes 2005 211B.07

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2005 200.02, 2005 201.01, 2005 290.01

Duress, obstructing or preventing voting, Minn. Statutes 2005 211B.07

Electronic voting systems, see ELECTRONIC VOTING SYSTEMS

Eligibility

Age, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.014

Candidates, affidavits of candidacy, Minn. Statutes 2005 204B.06

Challenges, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.06, 2005 204C.07, 2005 204C.12

Citizenship, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.014

Civil rights, loss of, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.014

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

Convicts, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.014

Election judges, Minn. Statutes 2005 204B.19, 2005 204B.21

Exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.014, 2005 201.15

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.01 to 2005 201.275

Guardianships or conservatorships, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.15

Municipal elections, annexation or consolidation of territory, Minn. Statutes 2005 414.09

Persons ineligible to reregister or vote, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.15

Persons judged incompetent, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.15

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

Residence, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.014, 2005 201.016

Verification, voter's receipt, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.10

Wards, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.014, 2005 201.15

Eligible voters

Ballot question petitions, Minn. Statutes 2005 200.039

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2005 200.02

False voting, public officers or employees

Misconduct, Minn. Statutes 2005 609.43

Felony convictions

Changes in eligibility as result of, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.155

Fraud, obstructing or preventing voting, Minn. Statutes 2005 211B.07

Guardianships or conservatorships, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.15

Help America Vote Act

Complaints procedures, Minn. Statutes 2005 200.04

Hours for voting, see under POLLING PLACES

Identity and identification, misrepresenting, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.14

Instructions

Election judges, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.13

Electronic voting systems, Minn. Statutes 2005 206.84

Explanations, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.13

Lever voting machines, Minn. Statutes 2005 206.58

Optical scan voting systems, Minn. Statutes 2005 206.90

Polling places, Minn. Statutes 2005 204B.18

Posters, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.06, 2005 204C.08

Publications, Minn. Statutes 2005 204B.27

Interference with, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.06

Intoxicated persons, voting prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.06

Leaves of absence, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.04

Mail balloting

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 204B.45, 2005 204B.46

Permanently ill or disabled voters, Minn. Statutes 2005 203B.07

Mentally retarded persons, conservatees, rights, Minn. Statutes 2005 252A.12

Minor political parties, Minn. Statutes 2005 200.02

Multiple votes cast, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.14

Oaths

Assistance needed, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.15

Eligibility challenges, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.12

Interpreters providing assistance, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.15

Obstruction (legal), obstructing or preventing voting, Minn. Statutes 2005 211B.07

Petitions

Ballot questions, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2005 200.039

Eligibility challenges, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.195

Precincts, see VOTING PRECINCTS

Public information and education programs

Corporate contributions, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2005 211B.15

Help America Vote Act, complaints procedures, Minn. Statutes 2005 200.04

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 204B.27

Receipts (voter's certificates)

Ballots, counting, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.20

Residence challenges, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.12

Verification of eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.10

Voting from motor vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.15

Records and record keeping, voting history, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.091, 2005 201.171

Registration, see VOTER REGISTRATION

Reports about

Voting history, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.171

Voting returns, Minn. Statutes 2005 204B.16, 2005 204C.24, 2005 204C.31 to 2005 204C.33

Returns

Absentee ballot counting boards, school district elections, totals, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2005 205A.10

Absentee voting, Minn. Statutes 2005 203B.12, 2005 203B.13, 2005 205A.10

Aggravated forgery, Minn. Statutes 2005 609.625

Attachments

Affidavits of substitute ballots, Minn. Statutes 2005 204B.39

Ballot booklets, sample ballots, comparison certificate, Minn. Statutes 2005 206.84

Election day registration attempts, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.061

Lever voting machines, exposure of counters, explanation, Minn. Statutes 2005 206.64

Oath of office, election judges, Minn. Statutes 2005 204B.24

Unofficial ballots, use, number cast, Minn. Statutes 2005 204B.30

Ballots, counting, see Counting under BALLOTS

Canvassing, Minn. Statutes 2005 209.02, 2005 209.06

Certification, Minn. Statutes 2005 205A.10

City clerks, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 412.151

City councils, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 205.065, 2005 205.185

County auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.26 to 2005 204C.28

County canvassing boards, see under CANVASSING BOARDS

Damaging, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.29

Delivery, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.27 to 2005 204C.29

Election judges, duties, summary statements, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.24, 2005 204C.26, 2005 204C.27

Electronic voting systems, paper records, Minn. Statutes 2005 206.845

Forgery, Minn. Statutes 2005 609.625

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.27 to 2005 204C.29

Messengers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.29

Municipal clerks, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.26 to 2005 204C.29

Municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2005 205.065, 2005 205.10, 2005 205.17, 2005 205.185

News media, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 206.85

Official returns, Minn. Statutes 2005 206.86, 2005 609.625

Percentage requirements, Minn. Statutes 2005 200.02, 2005 200.039

Record keeping, see under BALLOTS

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2005 204B.16, 2005 204C.31

School boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 205A.03, 2005 205A.10

School district elections

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.28, 2005 205A.10

Referendum, Minn. Statutes 2005 205A.08

School district primary elections, Minn. Statutes 2005 205A.03

Special school district elections, Minn. Statutes 2005 205A.05

Seals, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.37

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.26

Special elections, Minn. Statutes 2005 204D.27, 2005 370.02, 2005 370.06, 2005 370.07

State Canvassing Board, see under CANVASSING BOARDS

Summary statements, see same under this topic

Town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 205.065, 2005 205.185

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

School district elections, referendum

Consolidation of districts, Minn. Statutes 2005 123A.48

Secrecy, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.17, 2005 205.185, 2005 205A.10

Secretary of state

Duties, challenger form preparation, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.12

Statewide registration system, see under VOTER REGISTRATION

Summary statements

Ballots, counting results, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.19, 2005 204C.21

Blue ballots, Minn. Statutes 2005 205.17

Copies, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.24, 2005 204C.27, 2005 204C.30

Delivery to secretary of state, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.30

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.24, 2005 204C.26

Goldenrod ballots, Minn. Statutes 2005 205A.08

Public access, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.28

Record keeping, errors, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.38, 2005 204C.39

Threats, undue influence, Minn. Statutes 2005 211B.07

Tie votes

Canvassing boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.34

City councils, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 205.185

County auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 375.04

County elections, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2005 375.04

Municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2005 205.185

School boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 205A.10

School district elections, Minn. Statutes 2005 205A.10

Town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 205.185

Time off for, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.04

Undue influence, Minn. Statutes 2005 211B.07

Violations and penalties

Assistance, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.14 to 2005 204C.17

Challengers, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.07

Challenges, election judges, failure to perform duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.12, 2005 204C.13

Employees' time off to vote, interference with, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.04

Ineligible voters, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.014, 2005 201.016

Influencing, election judges or others, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.15

Intentions, revealing, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.17

Interference with, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.06

Intoxicated persons, voting prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.06

Misrepresenting identity, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.14

Multiple votes cast, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.14

Obstructing or preventing, Minn. Statutes 2005 211B.07

Precinct nonresidents, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.016

Refusal to answer questions or sign rosters, voting prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.12

Residence requirements violations, penalties, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.016

Returns, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.29, 2005 609.625

Undue influence, Minn. Statutes 2005 211B.07

Unregistered voters, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.061

Voting machines or systems, Minn. Statutes 2005 206.66

Voter registration, see VOTER REGISTRATION

Voter's bill of rights, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.08

Voters

Assistance to, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.06, 2005 204C.13 to 2005 204C.17

Assistive voting technology, Minn. Statutes 2005 206.56

Audio ballot readers, Minn. Statutes 2005 206.56

Canvassing boards, appointment to, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.31, 2005 205A.10

Certificates, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.10, 2005 204C.12, 2005 204C.15, 2005 204C.20

Challenged status, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.12, 2005 201.121

Challengers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.07

Challenges, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.195, 2005 204C.12

Defined as taxpayers, Minn. Statutes 2005 290.01

Election contests, Minn. Statutes 2005 209.02

Guardianships or conservatorships, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.014, 2005 201.15

Illiterate persons, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.056

Inactive status, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.12, 2005 201.171

Ineligible voters, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.014, 2005 201.016

Influence on voters, see under CAMPAIGN PRACTICES

Intentions, revealing, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.17

Misrepresenting identity, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.14

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2005 204B.14, 2005 204B.16, 2005 209.021

Payments by, elections, recounts, costs, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.36

Petitions by

Biomass energy conversion systems, personal property tax exemption, referendum, Minn. Statutes 2005 272.02

County officers, removal elections, Minn. Statutes 2005 351.16

Hours for voting, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.05, 2005 205.175, 2005 205A.09

Nominating petitions, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 205.121, 2005 205.13, 2005 205A.06

Petitions to school boards, Minn. Statutes 2005 205A.13

Recall of elected state officers, Minn. Const. art 8 s 6, 2005 211C.01 to 2005 211C.09

Referendums, see Petitions for under REFERENDUM

School board election districts, redistricting, Minn. Statutes 2005 205A.12

Secretary of state's rules regarding, Minn. Statutes 2005 204B.071

Special elections, Minn. Statutes 2005 205.10, 2005 205A.05

Polling places, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.06, 2005 204C.10, 2005 204C.12

Recounts, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.36

Redistricting plans, revisions, counties, Minn. Statutes 2005 375.025

Refusal to answer questions or sign rosters, voting prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.12

Reports about, electronic voting systems, results, Minn. Statutes 2005 206.86

Residence, determination, see Voters under RESIDENCE

Service of process on, eligibility challenges, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.195

Transportation to polling places, Minn. Statutes 2005 211B.11

Unregistered voters, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.061

Voter registration, see Voters under VOTER REGISTRATION

Voting machines or systems, Minn. Statutes 2005 206.66

Voting precincts, redistricting, revision of plan, Minn. Statutes 2005 204B.135

Voting history

County auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.171

Public information lists, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.091

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.171

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 201.171

Voting machines and systems, see VOTING MACHINES AND SYSTEMS

Voting precincts, see VOTING PRECINCTS

Voting stickers, Minn. Statutes 2005 211B.11

Write-in voting, see WRITE-IN VOTING

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