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Absentee Voting for the August 9, 2022 Primary Election will begin June 24th, 2022.  
2022 Absentee Ballot Application

 Absentee Voting Information:

In Person Absentee and ballot drop off is available at the voting centers listed below. Direct balloting, when voters can insert their ballot into the ballot tabulator, begins August 2nd, 2022

Monday - Friday, Hours: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 6th 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Monday, August 8  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Vote Centers

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

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, call Washington County Elections at 651-430-6175

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. Logon to and complete the on-line Military/Overseas FPCA Application
2. Click on the FPCA Absentee Ballot application below and mail, fax or email it to Washington County.

Agent Delivery
During the seven days preceding an election and until 2 p.m. 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.

For more information, log on to

Contact Washington County at 651-430-6175

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

Fax: 651-430-6178