Absentee Voting

We strongly encourage all voters in New Brighton to vote by mail using an absentee ballot

** While an absentee ballot may be requested at any time of the year, ballots will not be available or mailed out until 46 days before the day of the Election. Remember to allow at least seven (7) to ten (10) days to complete the voting process by mail. 

How to Vote by Mail using an Absentee Ballot

1. Complete and submit an absentee ballot application. There are several ways that this can be done.

If you are applying for an absentee ballot via paper, complete the absentee ballot application, sign it and return it to Ramsey County Elections in one of the following ways"

2. Follow the directions for registered voters provided to complete your ballot and accompanying envelopes OR follow the directions for unregistered voters provided to complete your ballot and accompanying envelopes. Do NOT use anyone else’s ballot to cast a vote.

3. Return your ballot to Ramsey County using the envelopes and directions provided.

  • By mail: PO Box 64098, Saint Paul, MN 55164
  • In person: 90 Plato Blvd W, Suite 160, Saint Paul

Military and overseas voters can vote by absentee ballot in the 46 days prior to each election by using the process outlined in the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA) administered by the MN Secretary of State’s Office.

How to Vote In Person Using an Absentee Ballot

New Brighton voters who are unable to vote by mail using an absentee ballot, may cast an absentee ballot in person in Room 209 in the Upper Level of the New Brighton Community Center in the 46 days prior to each election.  

State Primary Election – Tuesday, August 11, 2020 7:00 am - 8:00 pm

Absentee voting for the 2020 August Primary Election begins Friday, June 26, 2020.

Absentee / Early Voting Location: Room 209 of the New Brighton Community Center 

Absentee Voting Hours: June 26, 2020 – August 7, 2020 Monday through Friday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm*

Early Voting / Direct Balloting Hours: August 4, 2020 - August 7, 2020 Monday through Friday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Extended Early Voting / Direct Balloting Hours:

  • Saturday, August 8, 2020 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Monday, August 10, 2020 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

*Note: In-person absentee voting will not be available Friday, July 3rd in recognition of the Independence Day Holiday.

Presidential / General Election – Tuesday, November 3, 2020 7:00 am - 8:00 pm

Absentee voting for the 2020 November General Election begins on September 18, 2020.

Absentee / Early Voting Location: Room 209 of the New Brighton Community Center

Absentee Voting Hours: September 18, 2020 – November 2, 2020 Monday through Friday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Early Voting / Direct Balloting Hours: October 27, 2020 - November 2, 2020 Monday through Friday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Extended Early Voting / Direct Balloting Hours:

  • Saturday, October 31, 2020 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Monday, November 2, 2020 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm