Absentee Voting

Absentee Voting for the State Primary Election begins on Friday, June 26, 2020

Absentee Voting for the State General Election begins on Friday, September 18, 2020

Interested individuals can request their absentee ballot via mail or by scheduling an in-person appointment with the Auditor/Treasurer’s office. Due to COVID-19, we strongly encourage voters opt for the mail process.

If you are a resident of one of the following cities, please contact your city hall for their absentee voting options: Cities of Albertville, Buffalo, Delano, Hanover, Monticello, Otsego, St. Michael.

If you have questions, please call (763) 682-7692 or (763) 682-7671.

In-Person Absentee Voting Appointments


  • Absentee ballots are available 46 days before all elections, except March township elections.
    Ballots for March township elections are available 30 days prior.
    • Request an absentee ballot:
      • In-Person
        • All residents of Wright County may request an absentee ballot and vote in-person at the Wright County Government Center, 10 - 2nd St NW, Buffalo, MN
        • Residents of the cities of Albertville, Buffalo, Hanover, Delano, Monticello, Otsego and St. Michael may request an absentee ballot and vote in-person at their city office
      • By Mail
      • Online
        • All residents can complete the online absentee ballot application, for federal, state or county elections, at www.mnvotes.org
    • Absentee ballots sent to you
      • Requested absentee ballots will be sent as quickly as possible.  The initial mailing of absentee ballots for most elections takes place 46 days before the election.  Absentee ballots for March township elections will be sent 30 days before the election.
    • Non-registered materials
      •  If your registration is not current or complete, you can still vote absentee.  A voter registration application will be included with your absentee ballot material.  The completed voter registration application must be returned with your voted ballot.
    • UOCAVA voters
      • Military members serving outside their home precinct and their spouses or dependents and citizens living abroad temporarily or indefinitely can have an absentee ballot sent to wherever they are.