1. Absentee Voting
  2. Voter Registration
  3. Election Day Voting
  4. Sample Ballots

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Apply online for an absentee ballot

Absentee Voting for the Nov. 8, 2022, General Election will be available from September 23 - November 7, 2022.
2022 Absentee Ballot Application

Absentee Voting Information

In-person absentee and ballot drop off is available at the Vote Centers listed below on Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Vote Centers

To be eligible to vote in Minnesota, you must:

  • Be at least 18 years old on Election Day
  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Have resided in Minnesota for 20 days immediately preceding Election Day
  • Have any felony conviction record discharged, expired, or completed
  • Not be under court-ordered guardianship in which a court has revoked your voting rights
  • Not have been ruled legally incompetent by a court of law

Absentee Voting Reminders:

  • Voters are encouraged to submit absentee ballot applications early.
  • The earliest a ballot will be mailed to you is 46 days prior to Election Day for all elections except Township elections.
  • Allow enough time to complete the application, have your ballot mailed to you, vote your ballot, and return it to Washington County via mail so it is received by Election Day.
  • You cannot drop off your voted ballot at your precinct on Election Day.

To request a paper application be mailed to you, call Washington County Elections at 651-430-6790.

Our colleagues in Anoka County created a behind-the-scenes video about absentee voting. Watch the video and learn more about the process.

Military and Overseas Voters

If you are in the military, a spouse or dependents who are U.S. citizens and residents of Minnesota or those voters who are overseas should complete the FPCA application:

1. Complete the online Military/Overseas FPCA Application on


2. Complete on the FPCA Absentee Ballot Application and mail, fax, or email it to Washington County, using the contact information below.

Agent Delivery

During the seven days preceding an election and until 2 PM on Election Day, an eligible voter who is a patient of a health care facility; a resident in a residential facility, shelter for battered women, or assisted living facility; or an individual who would have difficulty getting to the polls because of incapacitating health reasons or have a disability may designate an agent to deliver the ballots to the voter from the County Auditor.

To receive a ballot by agent delivery, complete the agent delivery and absentee ballot application.

Your designated agent can bring your application to any of the Washington County in-person absentee locations or to the Government Center in Stillwater to receive your ballot.

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Contact Information

Contact Washington County at 651-430-6790


Mail: Washington County Elections, 14949 62nd St. N. Stillwater, MN 55082

Fax: 651-430-6178