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Voter Information

Absentee Voting
Absentee voting will be from September 19- November 3 for the General Election.

For more information, go to the Absentee Voting page

Council Candidates

Four candidates filed for city council member in the city of New Hope by the filing deadline on June 3. The candidates for city council are:

Election Day

Election Day is on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November in even-numbered years. A general election will be held on November 4, 2014.

Primary Election Day

A primary election for state offices is held on the first Tuesday after the second Monday of August. A primary election will be held on August 12, 2014.

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Time Off to Vote

In a state or federal election, state statute gives eligible voters the right to arrange for time away from work to vote on Election Day without penalty or loss of salary or wages.

Assistance to Persons with Disabilities

Each polling place has an accessible booth for persons with disabilities. This accessible booth is equipped with new AutoMARK ballot marking machines that make it possible for voters with disabilities to mark their ballots independently and privately. For more information, please read about Voter Assistance.

Voters unable to enter a polling place may register and vote, with the assistance of two election judges of different political parties, without leaving their vehicle. Absentee balloting is also available prior to Election Day.

Language Assistance

The Secretary of State's election section has information available other languages. Follow the link at the bottom of the menu on the left side of each page. For more information, visit the Secretary of State's election pages

Election Results

Election results are available on election evening by visiting the Minnesota Secretary of State’s website at, Hennepin County’s website at, or by calling New Hope City Hall at 763-531-5100. This phone line will be answered until all precincts have reported.

After Election Day, election results can be obtained on the city of New Hope website or by calling City Hall at 763-531-5100.