6 things to know about voting in Tuesday's primary

Pa. Republican primary
Minnesota's primary election is Tuesday, Aug. 11.
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In advance of Minnesota's primary election Tuesday, Secretary of State Mark Ritchie joined MPR's Tom Crann to answer some commonly asked questions about election day.

I haven't registered to vote. Is it too late?

No. You can register at your polling place. Instructions for documents needed to register can be found here.

Do I have to declare a party affiliation to vote?


Where do I vote?

Find the location of your polling place with the state's "Polling Place Finder".

Can I vote for candidates from different parties in different races?

No. You can only vote in one party's primary. So, for example, if you choose to vote for a candidate running for the Republican nomination for governor, you can only vote in other Republican primary races.

What if I submitted an early ballot but have since changed my mind. Can I vote again?

It depends. If your ballot has already been processed, you will not be allowed to vote again. You can track your ballot with the state's online ballot tracking tool to determine if it has been accepted. Officials at the polls will also have access to that data.

I've moved since the last time I voted and have a new address. What do I do?

You need to bring indication of your new address, such as your driver's license or a utility bill, with you to your new polling place.

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