"Minnesota routinely boasts the highest voter turnout in the nation .... Minnesota is home to four of the nation’s most competitive Congressional races, which are expected to attract major spending from outside political groups." - Minnesota Star Tribune
What offices were included on the Bloomington 2018 Primary Day ballot?
- U.S. Senator
- U.S. Senator (special election)
- U.S. Representative District 3
- Governor & Lt. Governor
- Attorney General
- County Sheriff (on a separate non-partisan ballot)
Aug. 14 - Primary election day. Polls are open 7am - 8pm.
Sept. 21 - Absentee and early voting opens for general election
Oct. 16 - Last day to pre-register for the general election in November.
Nov. 6 - Election Day. Polls are open from 7am - 8pm
More information at the StarTribune Election Calendar 2018.
HOW TO REGISTER
Not sure if you are registered to vote? Look here under FAQs.
Primary election: Register at your polling place.
General election: Pre-register on or before October 16.
ASSISTANCE IF YOU HAVE A DISABILITY
The City of Bloomington web site has helpful information under FAQs.
WHERE TO VOTE
Use your zip code to find your polling place, and a map.
VOTE EARLY (ABSENTEE VOTING)
Absentee and early voting opens for general election September 21. for more information, click on More information
Search the LWVB website:
VOLUNTEER AS AN ELECTION JUDGE
1. Volunteer to be a Student Election Judge Trainee. WIth the approval of their parents and school, students age 16 or 17 can work in polling places on Election Day - and get paid!
2. The City of Bloomington needs judges affiliated with a major political party.
3. Bloomington also needs multilingual election judges.
Interested residents can download an application at electionjudgeapplication.
LWVB: YOUR VOTE, YOUR VOICE
The League of Women Voters Bloomington is a non-partisan, political organization which encourages informed and active participation in government, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.
LWVB never endorses any political candidate or party.
The Bloomington League has a long history in the community and is a resource for questions about issues, candidates, voting procedures, and citizen involvement.
We meet regularly throughout the year, and coordinate candidate forums, community service projects, informational events, and other activities.
SAVE These dates
Tuesday, Aug. 14 - THANK YOU FOR VOTING in the PRIMARY!
Tuesday, August 21 - Salad Supper for LWVB members & invited guests
Wednesday, August 29 - Naturalization Ceremony
Details and other upcoming events on our Events page.