Online voter registration available through Oct. 15

Minnesotans are now able to register to vote online or update existing registration.

In addition absentee ballot applications are available online for military and overseas voters.

Online registration will be closed 5 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 15.

Pre-registration is not required. Voters may also register at their polling place on election day.

To register visit

Many area cities and school districts will have elections Tuesday, Nov. 5, including Hopkins, Minnetonka, St. Louis Park, Bloomington, Eden Prairie, Fridley, New Brighton, Golden Valley, Wayzata and Orono. Many area school districts, including the Osseo School District, will also have levy votes that day.