Absentee Voting and Other Ways to Vote

In Minnesota, you can vote early with an absentee ballot starting 46 days before Election Day. All eligible voters in Hennepin County can vote early by absentee either in person or by mail.  Details are shown below about how to vote early in Orono.  Also provided are some helpful links to educate you about early voting. 

vote early at orono city hall

You can vote in person at Orono City Hall.  Orono City Hall is located at 2750 Kelley Parkway, Orono, MN 55356.

PRIMARY election dates


Friday, June 24 to Monday, August 8Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 610:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Monday, August 88:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

general election dates


Friday, September 23 to Monday, November 7Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 510:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Monday, November 78:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


You can vote in person at Hennepin County Government Center, 300 South 6th Street MC 012, Minneapolis, MN 55487-0012.  If you are not registered, you can do so in person if you show proof of residence.

Vote Early by Mail

To vote by mail, apply to have an absentee ballot mailed to you.  You do not need to be registered to apply.  If you have any questions please feel free to contact City Hall at (952) 249-4600.

Online absentee ballot application

Paper absentee ballot application

vote from military or abroad

Serving in the military or living abroad?  Have an absentee ballot sent to you wherever you are in the world! Apply online or mail in a paper application.

track your absentee ballot

Track your Absentee Ballot.  To find out where your absentee or mail ballot is in the process, enter the information requested.