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THE 2018 ELECTION

Bloomington Voters: MINNESOTA State House of Representative Candidate Testimonials are now available VIDEOS

Recent election stories from the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

"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)

IMPORTANT DATES

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.

General election:  Pre-register on or before October 16.  

The City of Bloomington web site has more detailed information  including ways to register (polling place/online/mail) and requirements including written and photo documentation.

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

SAMPLE BALLOT

Candidates on your ballot

 

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 form 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!

Wednesday, August 29 - Naturalization Ceremony

Details and other upcoming events on our Events page.

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