Registering to Vote

Voting Eligibility

To be eligible to register and vote in Minnesota you must:

  • Be at least 18-years-old on election day
  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Have resided in Minnesota for 20 days immediately preceding election day and be a resident of the City of St. Joseph on the day of the Election.
  • Have any felony conviction record discharged, expired, or completed
  • You can vote while under guardianship unless a judge specifically has revoked your right to vote
  • You cannot vote if a court has ruled that you are legally incompetent.

Voter Registration

  • Online registration at:
  • Paper Submission:  Your registration remains current until you move, change your name, or do not vote for four consecutive years. You may update your registration information by completing and submitting another Voter Registration Application (PDF)
  • Same day registration - you can register or update your registration when you vote, whether that is at your polling place on Election Day or at an early voting location. You will need proof of residence to register.
  • Use the Voter Registration Lookup to find out if you’re already registered to vote at your current address.
  • Quick Guide to Voting for College Students