Registering for Elections

You can pre-register to vote or register on Election Day at the polls.

Voter Eligibility Requirements
You may vote if you are:

  • A United States citizen
  • Are at least 18 years old by election day
  • Are a resident of Minnesota for 20 days by the election day
  • Are properly registered
  • Maintain residence at the address given on the registration form
  • Are not under court-ordered guardianship of the person where they have not retained the right to vote
  • Have not been found by a court to be legally incompetent to vote
  • Have not been convicted of a felony without having civil rights restored 

How do I check to see if I am already pre-registered to vote in Corcoran?
If you already registered to vote, you do not need to register again unless you changed your name, moved to a different address or have not voted within the last four years. Click the following link and enter the requested information.
Voter Registration Lookup

Register or Update Online to Vote:
You can register to vote online or update your existing registration. Please click on the link below to register to vote or to update an existing registration.
Register To Vote

How to Register To Vote on Election Day
You can register at your polling location on Election Day. If you have not voted in four years, changed your name or moved to a different address, you will need to update your voter registration. 

To register on Election Day, you must have been a Minnesota resident for at least 20 days and show proof of residence within the precinct. To prove you live in the precinct, bring either of the following showing your current name and address:

  1. Valid Minnesota driver’s license or learner’s permit (or a receipt with address)
  2. Valid Minnesota identification card (or receipt with address) 
  3. Tribal ID card with name, current address, signature, and picture issued by the tribal government of a tribe recognized by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Does your identification card list a previous address? Voters must show both one photo ID and one document. The ID must contain the voter’s name and photo, and can be expired. The document must have the voter’s current name and address in the precinct – and can be shown electronically or on paper.

Approved photo IDs (choose one)  

  • Driver’s license, state ID card or learner’s permit issued by any state
  • U.S. passport 
  • U.S. military ID card 
  • Tribal ID card with name, signature and photo of the voter 
  • Minnesota university, college or technical college ID card 
  • Minnesota high school ID card

Approved Documents
 (choose one)
  • Residential lease or rental agreement (must be valid through Election Day)
  • Current student fee statement 
  • Bill, account or start of service document due or dated within 30 days of election for: 
    •  Phone (landline, cell, VOIP, etc.)
    • TV (cable, satellite, etc.) 
    • Internet services 
    • Solid waste or sewer services 
    • Electric, gas or water 
    • Banking or credit card 
    • Rent or mortgage payments


Other methods to register on Election Day include:

  • Notice of late registration letter mailed by Hennepin County
  • A registered voter in your precinct may also come to the poll with you to vouch for your residency 
  • Valid registration in the same precinct if you changed your name or moved within the same precinct, no documentation is needed 
  • If you’re a member of a residential facility, a staff person can vouch for your residency with a signed oath

 

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