Minnesota polling places open Friday

MINNESOTA — Starting Friday, Sept. 18, Minnesota residents can cast their vote for a presidential candidate at their county's polling location during its normal business hours.

People can register online or bring a document showing proof of residency to the polling location.

Voters can also mail in their ballots starting tomorrow.

To kick off early voting, President Donald Trump will be in Bemidji and former vice president Joe Biden will be in Duluth holding campaign events.

"If there is ever a time not to put things off to the last minute, it's voting in 2020. We don't know what is going to happen with COVID-19. It's Minnesota, we don't know what is going to happen with the weather," said Minnesota House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler.


"People can have confidence that Minnesota election officials are ready to count those ballots as soon as they come in, so we are ready to do it and people are going to be best off getting those ballots in early so they don't run into problems voting on election day," Winkler said.

Minnesota residents can find their polling place at .

Early voting for North Dakota residents beings October 19.

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