Voting Information

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

The General Election is Tuesday, November 8, 2016.

Find Your Polling Location

To find your polling location, download the 2016 polling places (PDF) or visit the Secretary of State's website.

Voter Registration

To vote, you must be:
  • A U.S. citizen
  • At least 18 years old
  • A Minnesota resident for at least 20 days on Election Day
  • Properly registered
You must re-register if:
  • Your name or address changes.
  • You have not voted in 4 years.
Find out if you are already registered on the Secretary of State's website.

To register before voting:
  • Complete a Voter Registration Application, available at most government offices, libraries, or online at the Secretary of State's website. 
  • Register in person or mail the application to the Lakeville City Clerk, 20195 Holyoke Avenue., Lakeville MN 55044.
  • Online registration is available on the Secretay of State's website.
  • Visit the Secretary of State's website for more information about voter registration, including links to Voter Registration Applications in several languages.

Absentee Voting

Absentee ballots for the November 8, 2016 General Election are now available at City Hall during regular business hours.

To receive an absentee ballot, submit this written application (PDF) to City of Lakeville Elections at:
20195 Holyoke Avenue
Lakeville, MN 55044

Fax: 952-985-4499

Your absentee ballot materials will be mailed to the address indicated on the application. Applications may be returned by mail, fax, or as a scanned attachment to an email. You may also submit an online application on the Secretary of State's website.

Each person must apply for themselves. It is a felony to make a false statement in an application for an absentee ballot, to attempt to cast an illegal ballot, or to help anyone to cast an illegal ballot.

Voters may cast an absentee ballot in person at City Hall for the November 8, 2016 General Election. City offices are open for absentee voting during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. City Hall will also be open for absentee voting on Saturday, November 5, 2016, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For additional information on absentee voting, including military and overseas voting, visit the Minnesota Secretary of State's website.