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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 2012 204B.47

Australian ballot system, Minn. Statutes 2012 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

Congressional offices, special elections, Minn. Statutes 2012 204D.27

Contested elections, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.40, 2012 205.185, 2012 205A.10, 2012 209.07

County auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.40, 2012 204D.27

County commissioners, Minn. Statutes 2012 375.101

Defined as public notice, Minn. Statutes 2012 331A.01

Failure to make or deliver, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.41

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.40

Invalidation, Minn. Statutes 2012 209.07

Issuance, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.38, 2012 204C.40, 2012 204D.27, 2012 211A.05

Legislative offices, special elections, Minn. Statutes 2012 204D.27

Municipal clerks, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 205.185, 2012 205A.10

Municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2012 205.185

Presidential electors, Minn. Statutes 2012 208.05

Representatives (state), Minn. Statutes 2012 3.02, 2012 3.05, 2012 204D.27

Representatives (U.S.), Minn. Statutes 2012 204D.27

Revocation, Minn. Statutes 2012 209.07

School district elections, Minn. Statutes 2012 205A.10

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.40, 2012 204D.27

Senators (state), Minn. Statutes 2012 3.02, 2012 3.05, 2012 204D.27

Senators (U.S.), Minn. Statutes 2012 204D.27

State seal, Minn. Statutes 2012 208.05

Certified copies, results, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.39

Challenges, see under VOTING

Citation, Minn. Statutes 2012 200.01

Combined local elections, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.35

Constitutional provisions, Minn. Const. art 7

Contested elections

Answers, Minn. Statutes 2012 209.03, 2012 209.045

Appeals, Minn. Statutes 2012 209.09, 2012 209.10, 2012 484.50

Ballots, Minn. Statutes 2012 209.05, 2012 209.06

Campaign practices, alleged violations, Minn. Statutes 2012 209.10

Candidates, duties, see Recounts, duties under CANDIDATES

Certificates of election, see same under this topic

Cities, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.36

Congressional offices, Minn. Statutes 2012 204D.27, 2012 209.12

Costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2012 209.06, 2012 209.07

County auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.36

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 209.01 to 2012 209.12

Grounds, Minn. Statutes 2012 209.02, 2012 209.021

Legislative offices, Minn. Statutes 2012 204D.27, 2012 209.10, 2012 480A.06

Legislature, constitutional powers not limited, Minn. Statutes 2012 209.10

Materials, disposition, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.40

Municipal clerks, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.36

Notice of contest

Copies, Minn. Statutes 2012 209.021, 2012 209.045

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.35, 2012 204C.36, 2012 204D.27, 2012 209.021

Time limit, Minn. Statutes 2012 206.88

Parties to suit, Minn. Statutes 2012 209.02

Pleadings, amendments, Minn. Statutes 2012 209.065

Procedures, commencement, Minn. Statutes 2012 209.021

Recounts, see under BALLOTS

Referendum

Answers, Minn. Statutes 2012 209.03

Appeals, Minn. Statutes 2012 209.09, 2012 209.10

Ballot inspectors, appointment, Minn. Statutes 2012 209.06

Notice, Minn. Statutes 2012 209.021

Venue, Minn. Statutes 2012 209.045

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2012 209.06

Results

Certificates of election, see same under this topic

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 209.07

Review, resolutions, Minn. Statutes 2012 204D.19

School districts, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.36

Town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.36

Towns, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.36

Venue, Minn. Statutes 2012 209.045

Contributions, see Political contributions under CONTRIBUTIONS

Cooperative associations, see Elections under COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATIONS

County elections

County officers, removal, see under REFERENDUM

Generally, see Elections under COUNTIES

Mail balloting, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.45, 2012 204B.46

Postponement for severe weather, Minn. Statutes 2012 373.50

Dakota County, county auditor-treasurer position, election procedures, Minn. Statutes 2012 383D.09

Declaration of, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.39

Definitions

Campaign finance and public disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2012 10A.01

Campaign financial reporting law, Minn. Statutes 2012 211A.01

Contested elections, Minn. Statutes 2012 209.01

Election day activities, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.01

General elections, Minn. Statutes 2012 204D.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 200.02, 2012 204B.01

Hennepin County, Minn. Statutes 2012 383B.042

Minor political party, Minn. Statutes 2012 200.02

Newspaper law, Minn. Statutes 2012 331A.01

Primary elections, Minn. Statutes 2012 204D.01

Special elections, Minn. Statutes 2012 204D.28

Voting machine law, Minn. Statutes 2012 206.56

Election contests, see Contested elections under this topic

Election day activities

Campaigning, Minn. Statutes 2012 211B.11

Electronic voting systems, Minn. Statutes 2012 206.84

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.01 to 2012 204C.41

Governing law, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.02

Public meetings, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.03

Signature by person unable to write, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.02

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

Election judges, see ELECTION JUDGES

Election laws, publications

Campaign practices, Minn. Statutes 2012 211B.14

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.27

Election materials

Abstracts, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.40

Ballot envelopes, disposition, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.40

Contested elections, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.40

County auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.28, 2012 204B.29, 2012 204B.40

Disposition, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.10, 2012 204B.40

Election judges, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.29

Failure to obtain, penalties, expenses, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.29

Forms to county auditors, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.27

Municipal clerks, duties

Disposition, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.40

Municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2012 205.185

Obtaining from county auditors, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.28

Providing to election judges, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.29

School district elections, Minn. Statutes 2012 205A.10

Municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2012 205.185

Receipts, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.29

Retention, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.10, 2012 204B.40

Return envelopes, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.45

School district elections, Minn. Statutes 2012 205A.10

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.27

Supplies, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.28, 2012 204B.29

Election officials, special elections, Minn. Statutes 2012 205.10, 2012 205A.05

Election procedures

Irregularities, election contests, Minn. Statutes 2012 209.02

Monitoring and evaluation, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.40

Expenses, payment

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

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.32

Presidential electors, compensation, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.31, 2012 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 2012 204B.31, 2012 204B.32

Town clerks, see Payments by under TOWNS

Towns, see Payments by under TOWNS

Fraud, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.41

General elections, see GENERAL ELECTIONS

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 200.015&year=2012">2012 200.015, 200.01=2012 211C.09, 2012 204B.02

Help America Vote Act, complaints procedures, Minn. Statutes 2012 200.04

Home rule charters, Minn. Statutes 2012 410.21

Hospital districts, governing boards, Minn. Statutes 2012 447.32

Information about, secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.27

Information, Internet availability, Minn. Statutes 2012 16E.07

Invalidation, election contests, results, Minn. Statutes 2012 209.07

Judges, see ELECTION JUDGES

Local government election districts

Boundary corrections, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.146

Redistricting, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.135

Local government elections, postponing for severe weather, Minn. Statutes 2012 205.105

Mail balloting

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.45, 2012 204B.46

Permanently ill or disabled voters, Minn. Statutes 2012 203B.07

Messengers

Compensation and salaries, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.31, 2012 204B.32, 2012 204C.29

Duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.29, 2012 204C.37

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.29

Municipal elections, see MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS

Petitions

Correction of election-related errors or omissions, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.44

Discretionary recounts, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.36

Verified petitions, ballot inspections, Minn. Statutes 2012 209.06

Political contributions, see under CONTRIBUTIONS

Political parties, see POLITICAL PARTIES

Polling places, see POLLING PLACES

Postponement for severe weather

County elections, Minn. Statutes 2012 373.50

Local government elections, Minn. Statutes 2012 205.105

School district elections, Minn. Statutes 2012 205A.055

Precinct caucuses, see PRECINCT CAUCUSES

Precincts, see VOTING PRECINCTS

Primary elections, see PRIMARY ELECTIONS

Public information and education programs, secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.27

Public notice

Certificates of election defined as, Minn. Statutes 2012 331A.01

Requirements, see Public notices under LOCAL GOVERNMENTS

Questions

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 206.56, 2012 211A.01

Elections on questions, see REFERENDUM

Ramsey County, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.45, 2012 383A.62

Recall of elected state officers, Minn. Const. art 8 s 6, 2012 211C.01 to 2012 211C.09

Records and record keeping

Election contests, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.40, 2012 209.12

Political party preferences, notation, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.18

Polling places, changes, damage, or removal, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.06

Recounts, see under BALLOTS

Referendum, see REFERENDUM

Reports about, deceptive practices, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.035

Residence, determination, see Voters under RESIDENCE

Results

Declaration of, certified copies, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.39

Generally, see Returns under VOTING

Information about, voter information telephone lines, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.27

Returns, see under VOTING

Saint Louis County, civil service employees' political activity, Minn. Statutes 2012 383C.05

Saint Paul, merger of city and county elections offices, Minn. Statutes 2012 383A.62

School district elections, see SCHOOL DISTRICT ELECTIONS

Sergeants at arms

Compensation and salaries, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.31, 2012 204B.32

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.06

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 2012 204C.04

Town elections, see TOWN ELECTIONS

Training for election officials

County auditors, duties, see Election officials, training for under COUNTY AUDITORS

Election board head election judge, expenses, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.28

Election judges, see Training under ELECTION JUDGES

Electronic voting systems, Minn. Statutes 2012 206.84, 2012 206.85

Municipal clerks, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.25, 2012 206.85

Optical scan voting systems, Minn. Statutes 2012 206.90

Program, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.28

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.27

Violations and penalties

Certificates of election, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.41, 2012 211A.05

Election contests, Minn. Statutes 2012 209.02

Election officials, Minn. Statutes 2012 201.27, 2012 204C.41, 2012 206.66

Errors, omissions, or wrongful acts, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.44

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.41

Records, political party preferences, notation, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.18

Voiding, vacancy in office, condition, Minn. Statutes 2012 351.02

Voter registration, see VOTER REGISTRATION

Voting machines and systems, see VOTING MACHINES AND SYSTEMS

Voting precincts, see VOTING PRECINCTS

Voting systems for disabled persons, see ELECTRONIC VOTING SYSTEMS

Voting, see VOTING

Web sites, candidates' sites, Minn. Statutes 2012 10.60

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