Voting Information

The City Clerk's office is responsible for election administration in Lakeville.

Upcoming Elections


Minnesota State General Election: Tuesday, November 6, 2018

For information regarding voter registration, visit the Secretary of State’s website.

Note that three polling places have changed for this year's election:

  • Precinct 5
    Former location: Kenwood Middle School
    New location: Lakeville North High School, 19600 Ipava Avenue

  • Precinct 12
    Former location: Cherry View Elementary School
    New location: Oak Hills Elementary School, 8640 165th Street West (in the gym, door #10, behind flagpole)

  • Precinct 15
    Former location: Parkview Elementary School
    New location: Crossroads Church, 17671 Glacier Way (main entrance)

Register to Vote NOW for the November 6 General Election


Voters must be registered with their current address. Voters who have moved or changed their name since the last election must re-register. You can register online on the Secretary of State's website, or pick up a Voter Registration Application at City Hall. The last day to pre-register for the November 6 General Election is Tuesday, October 16.

Absentee/Early Voting


Absentee ballots for the November 6 General Election are now available at City Hall during regular business hours. Absentee/early voting continues until 5 p.m. on Monday, November 5. City Hall will be open on Saturday, November 3 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. for early voting.

For additional information, contact the Election Office at 952-985-4400.

You can apply for an absentee ballot on the Secretary of State’s website or by completing an absentee ballot application form (PDF). Your ballot will be mailed to you. Return your completed ballot right away. Ballots received after Election Day will not be counted.

Please note that the closer to Election Day, the longer the lines will be to vote absentee/early at City Hall.

Registering at Your Polling Place


To register at your polling place on Election Day, you must provide proof of residence.

  • Providing a valid Minnesota driver's license with your current name and address is the easiest way to register.
  • You may also provide a photo ID with an approved document, such as a utility bill, dated within 30 days of the election.
  • Or a registered voter in your precinct can go with you to your polling place to sign an oath confirming your address. This is known as vouching.
For additional information regarding voter registration, visit the Secretary of State's website.