Voter Services

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School Board Election    November 2, 2021


Who is on the ballot?
You can view the candidates on the Candidate Filing page of the Secretary of State's Website
You can also find your polling location and view a sample ballot on the Secretary of State's Polling Place Finder 

Voter Registration
You can register to vote by submitting:
Check if you are registered to vote

Do not fear if you are not pre-registered to vote by the deadline! You can register on Election Day at your polling location. Learn more about Election Day Registration

Vote Absentee

Request an application and ballot by mail:

  • Call the Election Line at 612-861-0580 or the City Clerk at 612-861-9739 to request an application to be mailed to you.
  • Use the Absentee Ballot Application and fax, email, or mail directly to Hennepin County.

You can track the status of your absentee ballot here.

Return voted ballot by mail

Mail your ballot back in the pre-paid, pre-addressed envelope that was provided with your ballot materials.

  • Ballot must be received on or before election day.
  • If you don't think your ballot will be received in time using regular mail, you may choose to pay for an express delivery service to: Hennepin County Elections, Government Center, 300 South 6th Street SL-0700, Minneapolis, MN 55487-0012
Return voted ballot in person

Drop off your own voted ballot in person to the Richfield Municipal Center (Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) or to Hennepin County Elections at the Hennepin County Government Center by 3 p.m. on election day

Drop off someone else's voted ballot to the Richfield Municipal Center (Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) or to Hennepin County Elections at the Hennepin County Government Center by 3 p.m. on election day. Persons delivering ballots may not do so for more than three voters. 

Vote absentee in person:

Be prepared to follow COVID-19 policies including wearing a face covering and maintaining proper social distancing at all times.


Starting Friday, September 17, 2021, Richfield/Edina residents that live in Independent School District 280 can vote absentee in person at:

Richfield Municipal Center
6700 Portland Ave S
Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Starting Tuesday, October 26 through Monday, November 1, 2021, Richfield residents that wish to vote absentee in person will vote absentee via Direct Balloting inside the Richfield Municipal Center Council Chambers.

You will still need to fill out an application for absentee voting when voting via Direct Balloting. 

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
Direct Ballot Voting Hours:
  • October 26 - 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • October 27 - 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • October 28 - 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • October 29 - 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • October 30 - 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • October 31 - CLOSED
  • November 1- 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Where to Vote

Election Results
View Election Results at the Secretary of State's Website

General Contact Information 
MN Secretary of State
 651-215-1440

Hennepin County Voting & Elections 
612-348-5151

City of Richfield Elections Department
612-861-0580

Kari Sinning, City Clerk
612-861-9739