This election season, we want to help you make an educated choice on who to vote for. Below you can learn more about each candidate you'll see in the primary and general election. Here are the key dates to remember:

  • Primary Election:
    • June 29 through August 13 - Vote by mail or in person for the Primary
    • July 24 - The last day to pre-register in advance to save time on Primary Election Day
    • August 14 - Primary Election Day
  • General Election:
    • Sept. 21 - Vote by mail or in person for the Primary
    • Oct. 16 - Preregistration deadline
    • Nov. 6 - General Election Day

Visit here to register to vote or to check your registration status. To see what will be on your ballot, visit: https://myballotmn.sos.state.mn.us/Street.aspx or to see your Rochester ward.

Is this your first time voting in Minnesota? Be sure to watch this interview with Pam Fuller, Olmsted County’s election chief to get the details on how to make sure your vote counts.

Local Candidates spoke at the Rochester Public Library's Primary Candidate Public Forums, conducted by the League of Women Voters. You can find the recordings here.

Learn about the candidates