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Application for Ballots
City Clerk

6301 Shingle Creek Pkwy.
Brooklyn Center, MN  55430

Ph: (763) 569-3306
Fx: (763) 569-3494

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • An application for absentee ballots for any election may be submitted at any time not less than one day before the day of the election.
  • ONLINE  An absentee ballot application may be applied for at the Secretary of State's website     
  • BY MAIL, EMAIL, FAX  An absentee ballot application may be submitted BY MAIL to Hennepin County Elections, PSL 012 Government Center, 300 S 6th St, Minneapolis, MN  55487-0012; by EMAIL to , or by FAX to 612-348-2151.    
  • IN PERSON  An absentee ballot application may be submitted IN PERSON to City Hall, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center, MN  55430. 
  • An application shall be approved if it is timely received, signed and dated by the applicant, contains the applicant's name and residence and mailing addresses, date of birth, and at least one of the following:
            (1) the applicant's Minnesota Driver's license number;
            (2) Minnesota State identification card number;
            (3) the last four digits of the applicant's Social Security number; or
            (4) a statement that the applicant does not have any of these numbers. 
    and must contain an oath that the information contained on the form is accurate, that the applicant is applying  on the applicant's own behalf, and that the applicant is signing the form under penalty of perjury.   
  • An application mailed or returned in person to the City Clerk on behalf of a voter by a person other than the voter must be deposited in the mail or returned in person to the City Clerk within ten days after it has been dated by the voter and no later than six days before the election (Minn. Stat. 203B.04 subd. 1.d).    
  • Absentee ballots can only be issued to the individual casting the ballot, either in person or by mail.

Absentee ballot applications available as follows:

City Hall
6301 Shingle Creek Parkway
Brooklyn Center, Minnesota

Call City Hall at (763) 569-3300 to request an application be mailed

Absentee Ballot Application

Return of Absentee Ballots
When a completed absentee ballot application is received by mail, an absentee ballot will be mailed; when received in person and by the person, an absentee ballot will be issued to the person.  After marking the ballot and placing it in the return envelope and completing the section on the back of the return envelope completely, an absentee ballot may be returned in one of the following ways:
  1. by mail so it will be delivered by Election Day;
  2. in person to City Hall no later than 3:00 pm on Election Day;
  3. by having someone else return your ballot to City Hall by 3:00 pm on Election Day.  (This person cannot be a candidate and cannot return ballots for more than three voters.)