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• The 2015 Municipal and School District General Election results will be available following the close of polls at 8 pm on November 3. Voters may use MNVotes to find polling places or view ballots. Note that not all parts of the state have an election that day.

• The Governor has called a special election to fill a vacancy in Senate District 35 (parts of Anoka County). A special primary, if necessary, will be held on January 12, 2016. The special election will be held on February 9, 2016. View filed candidates and get information on filing as a registered write-in on the Senate District 35 Special Election webpage.

• The Governor has called a special election to fill a vacancy in House District 3A (northeastern Minnesota). The special primary was on September 29, and primary results are available. The special election will be on December 8. View filed candidates and get information on filing as a registered write-in on the House District 3A Special Election webpage.

• Secretary Simon: 'People Power Can Re-Build the Voting Rights Act.' Read more.

• At Voting Rights Act ceremony, Secretary Simon urges Minnesotans to 'stay restless' in their pursuit of voting rights for all Americans. Read more.

• Secretary Simon has dedicated the 2015-2016 Legislative Manual, also known as the “Blue Book,” in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and the Minnesotans who made it a reality. The new Blue Book, as well as the 2015-2016 Pocket Edition, is now available online and at office locations for pick-up. More information, including mail order instructions, is available on the 2015-2016 Legislative Manual page.

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Contact Business & Nonprofit Services:
Business Information Phone Line:
Metro Area: 651-296-2803 (9 AM to 4 PM)
Greater MN: 1-877-551-6767 (9 AM to 4 PM)
Minnesota Relay Service: 711
Business Services Address:
Retirement Systems of Minnesota Building
60 Empire Dr., Suite 100
Saint Paul, MN 55103
Business Counter Hours:
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Contact Elections and Administration:
Elections & Administration Address:
180 State Office Building
100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Saint Paul, MN 55155

Elections phone numbers:
Metro Area: 651-215-1440
Greater MN: 1-877-600-VOTE (8683)
Minnesota Relay Service: 711
Elections & Administration Hours:
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

The Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State Affirmative Action Policy is available online