Check the status of your application or ballot on the Secretary of State website.
Absentee ballots will be available 46 days before an election. Minnesota voters do not need a reason to vote absentee.
Hours for absentee voting:
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM (Monday-Friday) 09/21 to 11/02
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM on Saturday, 11/03
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM on Monday, 11/05
Read before you apply
For your ballot to count, remember this important information:
- Read the instructions that come with your ballot carefully.
- You will need a witness when you vote and complete your ballot. The witness can be either a registered Minnesota voter or a notary.
- Mail the ballot and forms back right away after you finish. Your ballot will not count if it is received after Election Day.
Vote absentee by mail:
Return the completed application as soon as possible to the election official from whom you received it; or mail the application to:
Lyon County Auditor/Treasurer
607 West Main St.
Marshall, MN 56258
Vote in person:
Lyon County Auditor/Treasurer's office on the 2nd floor of Lyon County Government Center at 607 West Main St. in Marshall
- Your paper Absentee Ballot Application must be signed in order to process.
- Do not submit more than one application for each election.
- Your absentee ballots will be mailed or delivered to you when your application has been processed.
- Ballots received by election officials after election day will not be counted.
Who may apply:
Each person must apply for themselves (other than military or overseas voters). It is a felony to:
- make a false statement on an application
- attempt to cast an illegal ballot, or
- help anyone to cast an illegal ballot