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VOTING

See also ELECTIONS; POLLING PLACES; PRECINCTS

Abduction, obstructing or preventing voting, Minn. Statutes 2016 211B.07

Absentee voting, see ABSENTEE VOTING

Aggravated forgery, official returns, Minn. Statutes 2016 609.625

Assistance with

Persons providing, conduct at polling places, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.06

Physical assistance, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.15

Ballots, see BALLOTS

Challenges

Challengers, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.06, 2016 204C.07, 2016 204C.12

County attorneys, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 201.121

County auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 201.121, 2016 201.195

Election judges, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.07, 2016 204C.12, 2016 204C.13

Form, contents, design, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.12

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 201.195

Help America Vote Act, complaints procedures, Minn. Statutes 2016 200.04

Oaths or affirmations, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.12

Prohibited challenges, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.07

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 201.121

Coercion, undue influence, Minn. Statutes 2016 211B.07

Combined local elections, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2016 204B.35

Crimes of violence, undue influence, Minn. Statutes 2016 211B.07

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2016 200.02, 2016 201.01, 2016 290.01

Developmentally disabled persons, conservatees, rights, Minn. Statutes 2016 252A.12

Duress, obstructing or preventing voting, Minn. Statutes 2016 211B.07

Electronic voting systems, see ELECTRONIC VOTING SYSTEMS

Eligibility

Age, Minn. Statutes 2016 201.014

Candidates, affidavits of candidacy, Minn. Statutes 2016 204B.06

Challenges, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.06, 2016 204C.07, 2016 204C.12

Citizenship, Minn. Statutes 2016 201.014

Civil rights, loss of, Minn. Statutes 2016 201.014

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

Convicted persons, Minn. Statutes 2016 201.014, 2016 609B.610

Election judges, Minn. Statutes 2016 204B.19, 2016 204B.21

Exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2016 201.014, 2016 201.15

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 201.01 to 2016 201.275

Guardianships, conservatorships, incompetents, Minn. Statutes 2016 201.15

Municipal elections, annexation or consolidation of territory, Minn. Statutes 2016 414.09

Persons ineligible to reregister or vote, Minn. Statutes 2016 201.15

Persons judged incompetent, Minn. Statutes 2016 201.15

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

Residence, Minn. Statutes 2016 201.014, 2016 201.016

Verification, voter's receipt, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.10

Wards, Minn. Statutes 2016 201.014, 2016 201.15

Eligible voters

Ballot question petitions, Minn. Statutes 2016 200.039

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2016 200.02

False voting, public officers or employees, misconduct, Minn. Statutes 2016 609.43

Felony convictions, changes in eligibility as result of, Minn. Statutes 2016 201.155

Fraud, obstructing or preventing voting, Minn. Statutes 2016 211B.07

Guardianships or conservatorships, Minn. Statutes 2016 201.15

Help America Vote Act, complaints procedures, Minn. Statutes 2016 200.04

Hours for voting, see under POLLING PLACES

Identity and identification, misrepresenting, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.14

Ineligible voters, Minn. Statutes 2016 201.014

Instructions

Election judges, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.13

Electronic voting systems, Minn. Statutes 2016 206.84

Explanations, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.13

Lever voting machines, Minn. Statutes 2016 206.58

Optical scan voting systems, Minn. Statutes 2016 206.90

Polling places, Minn. Statutes 2016 204B.18

Posters, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.06, 2016 204C.08

Publications, Minn. Statutes 2016 204B.27

Interference with, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.06

Intoxicated persons, voting prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.06

Leaves of absence, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.04

Mail balloting

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 204B.45, 2016 204B.46

Permanently ill or disabled voters, Minn. Statutes 2016 203B.07

Minor political parties, Minn. Statutes 2016 200.02

Multiple votes cast, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.14

Oaths or affirmations

Assistance needed, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.15

Eligibility challenges, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.12

Obstructing (legal) or preventing voting, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.035, 2016 211B.07

Petitions

Ballot questions, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2016 200.039

Eligibility challenges, Minn. Statutes 2016 201.195

Precincts, see VOTING PRECINCTS

Public information and education programs

Corporate contributions, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2016 211B.15

Help America Vote Act, complaints procedures, Minn. Statutes 2016 200.04

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 204B.27

Receipts (voter's certificates)

Ballots, counting, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.20

Residence challenges, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.12

Verification of eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.10

Voting from motor vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.15

Records and record keeping, voting history, Minn. Statutes 2016 201.091, 2016 201.171

Registration, see VOTER REGISTRATION

Reports about

Voting history, Minn. Statutes 2016 201.171

Voting returns, Minn. Statutes 2016 204B.16, 2016 204C.24, 2016 204C.31 to 2016 204C.33

Returns

Absentee ballot counting boards, school district elections, totals, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2016 205A.10

Absentee voting, Minn. Statutes 2016 205A.10

Aggravated forgery, Minn. Statutes 2016 609.625

Attachments

Affidavits of substitute ballots, Minn. Statutes 2016 204B.39

Ballot booklets, sample ballots, comparison certificate, Minn. Statutes 2016 206.84

Election day registration attempts, Minn. Statutes 2016 201.061

Lever voting machines, exposure of counters, explanation, Minn. Statutes 2016 206.64

Oath or affirmations of office, election judges, Minn. Statutes 2016 204B.24

Unofficial ballots, use, number cast, Minn. Statutes 2016 204B.30

Ballots, counting, see Counting under BALLOTS

Canvassing, Minn. Statutes 2016 209.02, 2016 209.06

Certification, Minn. Statutes 2016 205A.10

City clerks, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 412.151

City councils, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 205.065, 2016 205.185

County auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.26 to 2016 204C.28

County canvassing boards, see under CANVASSING BOARDS

Damaging, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.29

Delivery, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.27 to 2016 204C.29

Election judges, duties, summary statements, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.24, 2016 204C.26, 2016 204C.27

Electronic voting systems, paper records, Minn. Statutes 2016 206.845

Forgery, Minn. Statutes 2016 609.625

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.27 to 2016 204C.29

Messengers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.29

Municipal clerks, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.26 to 2016 204C.29

Municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2016 205.065, 2016 205.10, 2016 205.17, 2016 205.185

News media, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 206.85

Official returns, Minn. Statutes 2016 206.86, 2016 609.625

Percentage requirements, Minn. Statutes 2016 200.02, 2016 200.039

Records and record keeping, see under BALLOTS

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2016 204B.16, 2016 204C.31

School boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 205A.03, 2016 205A.10

School district elections

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.28, 2016 205A.10

Referendum, Minn. Statutes 2016 205A.08

School district primary elections, Minn. Statutes 2016 205A.03

Special school district elections, Minn. Statutes 2016 205A.05

Seals, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.37

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.26

Special elections, Minn. Statutes 2016 204D.27, 2016 370.02, 2016 370.06, 2016 370.07

State Canvassing Board, see under CANVASSING BOARDS

Summary statements, see same under this topic

Town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 205.065, 2016 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 2016 123A.48, 2016 123A.482

Secrecy, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.17, 2016 205.185, 2016 205A.10

Secretary of state, duties, challenger form preparation, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.12

Statewide registration system, see under VOTER REGISTRATION

Summary statements

Ballots, counting results, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.19, 2016 204C.21

Copies, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.24, 2016 204C.27

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.24, 2016 204C.26

Information required, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.24

Public access, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.28

Record keeping, errors, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.38, 2016 204C.39

Threats, undue influence, Minn. Statutes 2016 211B.07

Tie votes

Canvassing boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.34

City councils, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 205.185

County auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 375.04

County elections, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2016 375.04

Municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2016 205.185

School boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 205A.10

School district elections, Minn. Statutes 2016 205A.10

Town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 205.185

Time off for, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.04

Undue influence, Minn. Statutes 2016 211B.07

Violations and penalties

Assistance, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.14 to 2016 204C.17

Challenges, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.07, 2016 204C.12, 2016 204C.13

Employees' time off to vote, interference with, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.04

Influencing, election judges or others, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.15

Intentions, revealing, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.17

Interference with, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.06

Intoxicated persons, voting prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.06

Misrepresenting identity, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.14

Multiple votes cast, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.14

Obstructing or preventing, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.035, 2016 211B.07

Refusal to answer questions or sign rosters, voting prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.12

Returns, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.29

Undue influence, Minn. Statutes 2016 211B.07

Unregistered voters, Minn. Statutes 2016 201.061

Voting machines and systems, Minn. Statutes 2016 206.66

Voter registration, see VOTER REGISTRATION

Voter's bill of rights, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.08

Voters

Assistance to, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.06, 2016 204C.13 to 2016 204C.17

Assistive voting technology, Minn. Statutes 2016 206.56

Audio ballot readers, Minn. Statutes 2016 206.56

Canvassing boards, appointment to, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.31, 2016 205A.10

Certificates, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.10, 2016 204C.12, 2016 204C.15, 2016 204C.20

Challenged status, Minn. Statutes 2016 201.12, 2016 201.121

Challenges, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 201.195, 2016 204C.07, 2016 204C.12

Defined as taxpayers, Minn. Statutes 2016 290.01

Election contests, Minn. Statutes 2016 209.02

Guardianships, conservatorships, incompetents, Minn. Statutes 2016 201.014, 2016 201.15

Inactive status, Minn. Statutes 2016 201.12, 2016 201.171

Ineligible voters, Minn. Statutes 2016 201.014

Influence on voters, see under CAMPAIGN PRACTICES

Intentions, revealing, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.17

Misrepresenting identity, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.14

Notice of voting precinct changes, Minn. Statutes 2016 204B.14

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2016 204B.16, 2016 209.021

Payments by, elections, recounts, costs, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.36

Persons unable to write, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2016 201.056

Petitions by

Biomass energy conversion systems, personal property tax exemption, referendum, Minn. Statutes 2016 272.02

County officers, removal elections, Minn. Statutes 2016 351.16

Hours for voting, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.05, 2016 205.175, 2016 205A.09

Nominating petitions, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 205.121, 2016 205.13, 2016 205A.06

Petitions to school boards, Minn. Statutes 2016 205A.13

Recall of elected state officers, Minn. Const. art 8 s 6, 2016 211C.01 to 2016 211C.09

Referendums, see Petitions for under REFERENDUM

School board election districts, redistricting, Minn. Statutes 2016 205A.12

Secretary of state's rules regarding, Minn. Statutes 2016 204B.071

Special elections, Minn. Statutes 2016 205.10, 2016 205A.05

Polling places, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.06, 2016 204C.10, 2016 204C.12

Recounts, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.36

Redistricting plans, revisions, counties, Minn. Statutes 2016 375.025

Refusal to answer questions or sign rosters, voting prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2016 204C.12

Reports about, electronic voting systems, results, Minn. Statutes 2016 206.86

Residence, determination, see Voters under RESIDENCE

Service of process on, eligibility challenges, Minn. Statutes 2016 201.195

Transportation to polling places, Minn. Statutes 2016 211B.11

Unregistered voters, Minn. Statutes 2016 201.061

Voter registration, see Voters under VOTER REGISTRATION

Voting machines and systems, Minn. Statutes 2016 206.66

Voting precincts, redistricting, revision of plan, Minn. Statutes 2016 204B.135

Voting history

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 201.171

Presidential nomination primary, Minn. Statutes 2016 207A.12

Public information lists, Minn. Statutes 2016 201.091, 2016 207A.12

Voting machines and systems, see VOTING MACHINES AND SYSTEMS

Voting precincts, see VOTING PRECINCTS

Voting stickers, Minn. Statutes 2016 211B.11

Write-in voting, see WRITE-IN VOTING