General Absentee Voting begins September 21
To request an absentee ballot complete this application online.
Absentee Voting InformationTo be eligible to vote in Minnesota you must:
- Be at least 18 years old on Election Day
- Be a citizen of the United States
- Have resided in Minnesota for 20 days immediately preceding Election Day
- Have any felony conviction record discharged, expired or completed
- Not be under court-ordered guardianship where a court has revoked your voting rights
- Not have been ruled legally incompetent by a court of law
Absentee Voting Reminders:
- We encourage voters to submit absentee ballot applications early.
- Your ballot will be mailed to you 46 days prior to the election date.
- If we receive your absentee application after that date, you will receive your ballot by mail within 5 business days of receipt of the application.
- You should allow enough time to complete the application, have your ballot mailed to you, vote your ballot and return it to Washington County via mail to our office by 3 p.m. on Election Day.
- You cannot drop off your voted ballot at your precinct on Election Day.
In-Person AbsenteeBeginning June 29th voters can vote in the Primary by absentee in person at the following locations, Monday - Friday, 8:00AM - 4:30PM. On Saturday, August 11 the below locations will be open from 8:00AM - 3:00 PM.
Cottage Grove Service Center, 13000 Ravine Pkwy S, Cottage Grove
Headwaters Service Center, 19955 Forest Rd N, Forest Lake
Washington County Government Center, 14949 62nd St N, Stillwater
Woodbury Service Center, 2150 Radio Dr, Woodbury
Military and Overseas Voters
If you are in the military, a spouse or their dependents who are U.S. citizens and residents of Minnesota or those voters who are overseas should complete the FPCA application:
1. Logon to MNVotes.org and complete the on-line FPCA absentee ballot application
Military/Overseas FPCA Application
2. Click on the FPCA absentee ballot application below and mail, fax or email it to
Military and Overseas Absentee Ballot Application Form
During the seven days preceding an election and until 2 p.m. on election day, an eligible voter who is a patient of a health care facility; a resident in a residential facility, shelter for battered women, or assisted living facility; or an individual who would have difficulty getting to the polls because of incapacitating health reasons or have a disability may designate an agent to deliver the ballots to the voter from the County Auditor.
To receive a ballot by agent delivery, complete the agent delivery and absentee ballot application by clicking the link below;
For more information, log on to MNVotes.org
Contact Washington County at 651-430-6175
Mail: Washington County Elections, 14949 62nd St. N. Stillwater MN 55082