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2018 Elections

Primary Election        August 14, 2018

General Election    November 6, 2018

Polling locations are open on Election Day for voting from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

 City Offices for 2018 General Election

Mayor - 4-year Term expiring 12/31/2022

Council At-Large - 4-year Term expiring 12/31/2022

Vote Absentee

Starting Friday, September 21st, 2018, Richfield residents can No-Excuse Absentee Vote for the General Election at:

 Richfield Municipal Center Information Desk - 6700 Portland Ave

Hours for voting are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday and closed Saturday and Sunday

You can request an application by calling 612-861-0580 or visit to request an application online.

Direct Balloting

Richfield voters can directly place their ballots into a ballot counter starting here at the Richfield Municipal Center in the Council Chambers:  Tuesday, October 30th through Monday, November 5th, 2018 for the General Election.

Direct Ballot Voting Hours:
October 30 - 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

October 31 - 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

November 1 - 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

November 2 - 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

November 3 - 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

November 4 - CLOSED

November 5 - 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The benefits of direct balloting: 

  • Vote at a convenient time
  • Have confidence that a ballot is immediately counted
  • Verify ballot was properly filled out and accepted by the counting machine
  • Avoid hassle of placing absentee ballots in series of envelopes

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