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Voting is one of the most important rights and responsibilities that U.S. citizens have. Voting gives you a chance to choose leaders and representatives who will do things that are important to you.

How to make a difference in the election process
•    Play a role in choosing our leaders and changing our laws by voting.
•    Learn about the candidates and issues before you vote in any election.
•    Know what’s going on in your country and community.
•    Contact public officials about issues that are important to you.
•    Respect your right to vote! Many people in the world don’t have the right to  

Voter Registration Information 
In Minnesota, you must meet the following requirements to register and vote:

  • You are 18 years of age
  • You are a citizen of the United States
  • You have lived in Minnesota for 20 days immediately proceeding the election.
                                 You are not qualified to vote if:

  • You are convicted of treason or a felony and not yet restored to your civil rights.
  • You are under a guardianship of your person.
  • You are found by a court of law to be legally incompetent.

In addition, anytime you move or change your name, you will re-register to vote.  You can pre-register to vote up to 21 days prior to an election.  this will save you time at the polls on Election Day.  You may pre-register by filling out a Registration Card or at the time you renew your driver's license.

Anoka County Information:
Anoka County Elections office is located at the Anoka County Government Center, 325 East Main Street in Anoka. 
The main election line is 763-323-5275.
Ramsey County Information:
Ramsey County Elections office is located at 90 W Plato, Suite 160, St. Paul. The main election line is 651-266-2171. 

Where Do I Vote?
For the State Primary and the State General Elections you will vote at your normal polling location. Every resident is assigned a polling location (precinct) based on the address where you live. Polling locations are open for voting from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Election Day. If you are not sure where to
vote, you may determine your polling location by visiting one of the following:

Spring Lake Park Precinct Map
Minnesota Secretary of State
Anoka County Elections
Ramsey County Elections

Spring Lake Park
Community Center
(City Hall)
1301 81st Ave. NE
Spring Lake Park
High School
1100 81st Ave. NE
Park Terrace
Elementary School
8301 Terrace Road

Registering on Election Day: 

In all Minnesota counties you may register at the polling place on election day with any of the following authorized proofs of residence:

  • Valid MN Driver’s License or Learner’s Permit or receipt for either that has a current address in that precinct.
  • Valid MN ID (issued instead of driver’s license by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety) or receipt that has a current address in that precinct.
  • Photo identification plus current bill.  An expired photo identification may be used with a current utility bill.

Acceptable Utility Bill:

  • If it has your name and current address in the precinct:
  • Utility bill (delivered electronically or by mail) due within 30 days of Election.
  • Telephone, television or internet service provider regardless of how service is delivered, such as cable or satellite TV; landline, cell or VOIP telephone.
  • Electric, gas, water, garbage, or sewer and solid waste.
  • Student fee statement
  • Rent statement dated within 30 days of election day that itemizes utilities.

Photo ID:

  • MN Driver’s License or MN ID with former address
  • U.S. passport
  • U.S. military ID
  • Student photo ID from post secondary school in MN
  • Tribal identification card if card bears name, signature and picture

Assistance to Disabled Voters:
Voters who are unable to enter a polling place may, with the assistance of two election judges of different political parties, register and vote without leaving their vehicles.  Absentee ballots are also available to disabled voters through their county auditors.