Voting Early (absentee)

Early Voting for the 2022 General Election runs Friday, Sept. 23 through Monday, Nov. 7. 

Voters may vote early (absentee). There are three ways to vote absentee:

1. By Mail: Request an absentee ballot either online or via paper application. 

Please note:  Voters must return their absentee ballot to the Election Office at City Hall either via U.S. mail or dropped off in person no later than 3 p.m. on Election Day, or delivered by a package delivery service no later than 8 p.m. on Election Day. The 24-hour ballot drop box that was in place for the 2020 elections is no longer provided. 

2. In Person: Request an absentee ballot in person at City Hall during regular business hours Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., September 23 through October 31.

3. Direct Ballot: Request an absentee ballot in person at City Hall and place it directly into a tabulator.

In-person early voting is offered at City Hall, 8150 Barbara Ave, Inver Grove Heights, starting seven days prior to Election Day, including Saturday, November 5 for the General Election.

HOURS for Early Voting In Person for the General Election at City Hall: 

  • Tue, Nov. 1: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Wed, Nov. 2: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Thu, Nov. 3: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Fri, Nov. 4: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 
  • Sat, Nov. 5: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; 
  • Sunday, Nov. 6: CLOSED
  • Mon, Nov. 7: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Curbside Voting For those unable to come inside City Hall for early voting, when you arrive in the City Hall parking lot, call the Election Office at 651-450-2463.

For questions about early voting or Election Day voting, contact the Election Office at or 651-450-2463.