Dates and Deadlines Absentee voting for the November 7, 2017 elections will begin on Friday, September 22nd. After the start of the absentee period, ballots will be mailed out as soon as applications are received, typically the same business day. All absentee ballots must be returned by mail by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day to be counted.
Voters may also drop off their own voted absentee ballot (or through an agent) in person to the County by 3:00 p.m. on Election Day. Within the last 7 days prior to the election, voters in special situations can use the agent delivery process to vote absentee. You can find more information on that process here.
Absentee Voting by Mail
All absentee voters must first complete an absentee ballot application. Please click on this link to download and print the application and complete by hand, or call the Anoka County Elections office at 763-324-1300 to have an application sent to you by mail. Return your application as early as possible by any of the following methods:
Mail: Anoka County Elections, 325 East Main Street, Suite W130, Anoka, MN 55303