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2014 Election Information

updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014

2014 Election Dates

  • April 29: Special Primary County Commissioner District 3 (if needed)
  • May 13: Special Election County Commissioner District 3
  • August 12: State Primary Election
  • November 4: State General Election
  • Polls Open: All precinct polling locations will be open 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.


Why is there a Special Election in St. Louis Park?
A Special Election is required by state law for Hennepin County Commissioner District 3 due to the resignation of Gail Dorfman whose third district seat covered all of St. Louis Park and southwest Minneapolis.

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Election Results

2013 ELECTION RESULTS

General Election (Nov. 5)


2012 ELECTION RESULTS

General Election (Nov. 6) - Total St. Louis Park voter turnout was 88 percent (29,341 total voters)

Primary Election (Aug. 14) - Total St. Louis Park voter turnout was 10 percent (2,669 total voters)



Where Do I Vote?

updated: Monday, December 02, 2013

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To find your polling location and view Sample Ballots use:
State of Minnesota Polling Place Finder

Election Precinct Map:
St. Louis Park Election Precinct Map



Voter Registration

updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014

A person may not register if they have been convicted of a felony and their felony sentence has not expired (been completed) and their civil rights have not been restored, or if they are under a court-ordered guardianship in which the court order revoked their right to vote. Voters can register on Election Day with proper identification. For more...


New Voting Equipment

updated: Monday, January 13, 2014

St. Louis Park and other Hennepin County voters will see a new vote tabulator machine when casting a ballot in the 2013 Municipal and School District Elections. The basic voting process will remain the same with voters completing a paper ballot to insert into the vote tabulator. However, advanced technology and improved voter features in the updated...


Voting Assistance

updated: Monday, December 02, 2013

Ask the election judges for assistance:

  • To read or mark a ballot.
  • To obtain a magnifying device or a chair to use in the voting booth.
  • To vote at the curb.

If you have a permanent disability, contact the City Clerk's Office at (952) 924-2503 to learn about how to apply for an absentee ballot.



What is Absentee Voting?

updated: Friday, March 07, 2014

Any eligible voter may vote by absentee ballot. Absentee voting starts April 14 for the Special Primary Election and May 5 for the Special Election. Absentee Ballot Application

In Person:
Vote Absentee at City Hall, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. starting 45 days prior to Election Day. Additional hours include Saturday, April 26 and May 10 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

By Mail:
Contact the Elections Office at (952) 924-2503 to request an Absentee Voting Application by mail. Complete an Absentee Ballot Application and return to City Hall. Upon receipt of application, your ballot will be mailed to you, which you may return by mail or in person prior to Election Day.

ABSENTEE VOTING OVERSEAS - There are special forms and procedures to make voting easier for Minnesotans who are serving in the military or are otherwise overseas. For more information visit https://minnesota.overseasvotefoundation.org or Federal Voting Assistance Program - Home

Absentee Voters can check the status of their absentee ballot at: https://mnvotes.sos.state.mn.us/AbsenteeBallotStatus.aspx



Election Results History

updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014

For state election results visit:
Secretary of State Election Results



Additional Resources

updated: Monday, March 10, 2014

General Contacts

Source Phone Website  
Secretary of State (651) 215-1440  www.sos.state.mn.us   
Hennepin County (612) 348-5151 www.co.hennepin.mn.us  
League of Women Voters (952) 938-6255 www.lwvmn.org/Page.aspx?pid=546  
Sun Sailor (952) 392-7663  www.mnsun.com  

Major Political Parties

Source Phone Website  
DFL Party (651) 293-1200  www.dfl.org  
Republican Party (651) 222-0022  www.mngop.com  
Independence Party (651) 487-9700  www.mnip.org  
Green Party* (651) 288-2820  www.mngreens.org  
* The Green Party is no longer a "major political party": because it did not receive the minimum number of votes required in the past two state general elections. MS. 200.02, subd.7 (d)

Related Election Information

Source Website    
Constitution of the State of Minnesota www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/mncon/preamble.htm    
MN Election Laws www.sos.state.mn.us/home/index.asp?page=224    
MN Redistricting Information http://gis.leg.mn/html/redistricting.html    
Federal Elections Commission http://www.fec.gov
Federal Voting Assistance Project http://www.fvap.gov
U.S. Census Bureau http://www.census.gov    



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City Clerk's Office
5005 Minnetonka Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
Phone: (952) 924-2503 Email: elections@stlouispark.org