As a voter in Minnesota, you have many rights — get to know them! Have time off work to vote You have a right to take time off work to vote without losing your pay, personal leave or vacation time. Vote if in line by 8 p.m. You have the right to vote if you are in line to vote anytime before 8 p.m. Register on Election Day You have the right to register to vote on Election Day if you can show the required proof of residence. Sign in orally
In Minnesota, you don't have to wait until Election Day — vote early with an absentee ballot. Vote early in person You can cast an absentee ballot at your local elections office starting 46 days before Election Day. Visit mnvotes.org for hours and locations. Vote early by mail You can also apply to have an absentee ballot sent to you in the mail. You must return your ballot by Election Day (Nov. 6, 2018).