Learn about how elections work in Minnesota
Ever wonder how candidates get on the ballot in the first place? Or how political parties decide who will represent them as their candidate?
Learn about why we have confidence in the results of our elections, what Minnesota is doing to improve elections cybersecurity, and other measures to ensure secure and fair elections.
Learn about different kinds of ballot questions, or how they decide the order of names and offices on the ballot.
To learn how to file for office, visit the Become a Candidate in the Elections Administration and Campaigns section.
Learn more about parts of the voting process.
Learn about our unique system for selecting the President.
Who checks to make sure the count is accurate? How does a recount work?
Find out when and how voters can recall an elected representative.
Who actually runs elections? Learn the difference between state, county and local roles in running elections.