2020 Election 

The presidential nomination primary will be conducted in Minnesota on March 3, 2020. The hours of voting for all North St. Paul polling locations will be 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. The two participating major parties will have separate party ballots for the presidential nomination primary; voters must choose one of the party ballots in order to vote. The two participating major parties in the presidential nomination primary are:
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party and Republican Party

Voting for the presidential primary begins Friday, January 17, 2020. The 2020 election year is a presidential election year, Notice of Election and there are three election dates to be aware of:

  • Presidential Primary, March 3, 2020 - Absentee Voting opens January 17, 2020 (Last day to pre-register February 12, 2020)
  • Statewide Primary, August 11, 2020 - Absentee Voting opens June 26, 2020 (Last day to pre-register July 22, 2020)
  • Presidential Election, November 3, 2020 - Absentee Voting opens September 18, 2020 (Last day to pre-register October 14, 2020)

An absentee application for voters to vote by mail and in person (at the three designated locations listed below) can be found here or at City Hall.

Absentee Ballot Drop Off Locations in Ramsey County Now Includes North St. Paul City Hall

Locations for in person drop off of absentee ballots:

Ballots may be returned in person to any of the locations listed below. Locations are open through Nov. 2.

Voters may use any location regardless of home address. All ballots should be returned inside the building where an election judge will verify the voter information is complete. Ballots should not be placed in any document drop boxes or payment boxes at these locations. Be sure to bring your current, valid state issued identification. 

This will only be the 5th nomination primary in the State’s history. Although there is a presidential primary, there will still be caucuses for other offices. The City of North St. Paul will have two city council offices on the November ballot in 2020. The City of North St. Paul does not hold a city primary election, only a city general election. You will be able to make application for an absentee ballot at City Hall or via the website at www.mnvotes.org or https://www.ramseycounty.us/residents/elections-voting.