IMPORTANT INFORMATION RELATED TO COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS)

All St. Louis County offices are open to the public. Currently, the COVID-19 Community Level is high in St. Louis County, which means facemasks are recommended inside St. Louis County buildings (and all indoor public places.)

Elections & Voting

 
 

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St. Louis County strives to ensure that the registration and election process is provided to all eligible citizens in accordance with applicable laws and rules in the most efficient, effective, and timely manner for St. Louis County and its municipalities.

2022 Primary Election Sample Ballot

The sample ballot for the 2022 Primary Election will be posted here when available.

2022 Polling Place Locations

Voters

Absentee Voting

ABSENTEE VOTER APPLICATION INFORMATION

If you are a resident of St. Louis County and want to vote by absentee ballot, you must complete and submit an absentee ballot application. Absentee ballots will be available 46 days before an election. Minnesota voters no longer need a reason to vote absentee.
 

You may check the status of your application or ballot on the Secretary of State website.
 

To apply online, click on the appropriate link below:

          Online Absentee Ballot Application

          Online Military/Overseas FPCA Application
 

To download a paper application, click on the appropriate link below:

          Paper Absentee Ballot Application

          Paper Military/Overseas FPCA Absentee Ballot Application
 

Applications should be returned to the County Auditor's office by mail, fax, or e-mail and will be forwarded to the appropriate city, town, or school district clerk if necessary.
 

St. Louis County Auditor
100 North  5th Avenue West, Room 214
 Duluth, MN 55802-1293

E-mail: elections@stlouiscountymn.gov
Fax: (218) 725-5060

Telephone: (218) 726-2385
Toll Free: 1-800-450-9777 (Minnesota only)

In-Person Absentee Voting Locations

In-Person Absentee Locations        
        
The cities below offer in-person absentee voting for their specific jurisdictions.  

City/Town Address Phone
Duluth, City 411 W 1st St, Duluth, 55802 (218) 730-5500
Babbitt  71 South Dr, Babbitt, 55706 (218) 827-3647
Biwabik, City 321 N. Main Street, Biwabik, 55708 (218) 865-4183
Buhl  300 Jones Ave, Buhl, 55713 (218) 258-3226
Chisholm 316 West Lake St, Chisholm, 55719 (218) 254-7902
Cook 127 S. River Street, Cook, 55723 (218) 666-2200
Ely 209 E Chapman St, Ely, 55731 (218) 226-5474
Eveleth 413 Pierce St, Eveleth, 55734 (218) 744-7563
Gilbert 16 S. Broadway Street, Gilbert, 55741 (218) 748-2232
Hermantown 5105 Maple Grove Rd, Hermantown, 55811 (218) 729-3600
Hibbing 401 E 21st St, Hibbing, 55746 (218) 262-3486
Hoyt Lakes 206 Kennedy Memorial Dr, Hoyt Lakes, 55750 (218) 225-2344
Mt. Iron 8586 Enterprise Dr S, Mt. Iron, 55768 (218) 748-7570
Rice Lake 4107 W Beyer Rd, Duluth, 55803 (218) 721-3778
Tower 602 Main Street Tower, 55790 (218) 753-4070
Virginia 327 S 1st St, Virginia, 55792 (218) 748-7500
City of Aurora and
Twp. of White
16 West 2nd Ave North, Aurora, 55705 (218) 229-2813

   
All township and St. Louis County residents can vote in-person at the County Auditor's Office at the following locations:        
        
Duluth Courthouse  
100 North 5th Avenue West        
Duluth, MN 55802-1293        
(218) 726-2385        
        
Virginia Government Services Center     
201 South 3rd Avenue West        
Virginia, MN 55792         
(218) 749-7104        
        
Absentee ballots can be delivered in-person during the hours listed below.

Dates/Times
Monday – Friday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

County offices will be closed:
Monday, July 4, 2022, in observance of Independence Day.
Monday, September 5, 2022, in observance of Labor Day.

Primary Election Extended Hours
Saturday, August 6: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Monday, August 8: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

General Election Extended Hours
Saturday, November 5: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Monday, November 7: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Candidates

If you are a candidate, the below listed links will answer frequently asked questions and provide useful election related information:
 

Election Results

Election Judge Interest Form

 

Phil Chapman
Deputy Auditor
Supervisor of Elections