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Voter Information for Anoka and northern Hennepin Counties

This section provides links to information about voting registration, finding your voting location, voting absentee and running for office.

MN Votes - - Minnesota Secretary of State

Activate this link to go to MNVotes, the official voter resource provided by the Minnesota Secretary of State. Here you will find information on voter registration, elections, military/overseas voting, absentee ballots, polling place locations and elections results

The Secretary of State is a constitutional office in the executive branch of state government. The secretary is vested with a number of responsibilities, including administration of elections.

The Elections Division is responsible for administration of election law and partners with county auditors, and city and township officials in the administration of elections. The division operates the Statewide Voter Registration System and prepares the official roster of voters for each election. It also:

  • Certifies voting systems
  • Conducts administrative recounts
  • Accepts filings by candidates for federal and state offices
  • Trains local election officials
  • Creates training material for election judges

Anoka County Office of Elections and Voting Registration

The Anoka County Office of Elections and Voter Registration provides voter registration and election administration for federal, state and county elections. Duties include maintenance of voter registration records, candidate filings, ballot preparation, absentee voting, election results reporting, campaign finance reporting, and providing election related information to the public. The office also provides voter registration and administrative support to cities and schools who administer their local elections.

Activate this link for the Anoka County Office of Elections and Voter Registration

Hennepin County Voting Information

The City of Champlin is in Hennepin County. Consequently, residents in the city need to register with Hennepin County.

Activate this link for Hennepin County voting information

Anoka County Government Officials Guide--2017

Use the link below to access the Anoka County webpage that provides names and contact information of elected and appointed officials in government organizations and public agencies that operate within Anoka County. The Anoka County Elections Office compiles and updates the document.

Anoka County Government Officials Guide 2017

Hennepin County Leaders -- 2017

Use the link below to access the Hennepin County webpage that provides names and contact information for Hennepin County commissioners, administrative bodies, Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Regional Railroad Authority.

Hennepin County Leadership