Early voting opens Friday in Ramsey County

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Sep. 17—The Nov. 2 election is already underway in Ramsey County, where absentee voting by mail and in person was scheduled to open Friday.

Anyone eligible to vote in Ramsey County may cast an absentee ballot through Nov. 1. Voters may visit ramseycounty.us/VoteByMail to request a ballot, which can be tracked through the Minnesota Secretary of State's online ballot tracker. They can also request a ballot at the Ramsey County Elections Office. Curious about what's on your ballot but not quite ready to vote? Sample ballots are available online at mnvotes.org.

Under state guidelines, absentee ballots returned by mail must be received by Ramsey County Elections by Nov. 2.

Absentee ballots may also be returned in person by Nov. 1 at locations listed online at ramseycounty.us/VoteByMail.

Those sites include the Ramsey County Government Center East building at 160 East Kellogg Blvd., the Ramsey County Elections Office at 90 W. Plato Blvd., the Arlington Hills Community Center at 1200 Payne Ave., the Frogtown Community Center at 2030 Como Ave., and the county libraries in Roseville, Maplewood, Shoreview and White Bear Lake.

Beginning Friday, in-person absentee voting is available for all eligible Ramsey County voters at the elections office, 90 W. Plato Blvd. Ballots do not need to be requested in advance. Voting is available weekdays from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. After Oct. 25, the county will add four additional in-person locations.

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