City Clerk

Election and Voter Information

Election-Related Dates

Primary Election - Tuesday, August 12, 2014  (Polls open 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.)

  • Pre-registration is open from Wednesday, November 6, 2013, through Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
  • Extended hours for walk-in absentee voting - Saturday, August 9, 2014 (10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.) and Monday, August 11, 2014 (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).

General Election - Tuesday, November 4, 2014  (Polls open 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.)

  • Pre-registration is open from Wednesday, August 13, 2014, through Tuesday, October 14, 2014.
  • Extended hours for walk-in absentee voting - Saturday, November 1, 2014 (10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.) and Monday November 3, 2014 (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).

For where to vote, click here for the State of Minnesota Precinct Finder.


HAVA - Help America Vote Act

Click here for a demonstration of the AutoMARK equipment which is available at each polling place.


Filing for City Offices

Interested Duluth citizens desiring to be a candidate for a City of Duluth elected office must file their intent IN PERSON in the City Clerk's Office, 330 City Hall, 411 West First Street, during the filing dates in 2015.


Voting Requirements

NOTE:  If you have voted within the last 4 years AND NOT MOVED you are already registered.



Open registration is available up to 20 days prior to an election by either:

  • Downloading and completing a voter registration application and delivering it in person or by mail to the Duluth City Clerk (330 City Hall, 411 W. 1st St., Duluth  MN  55802) or the St. Louis County Voter Registration Office (214 St. Louis County Courthouse, 100 N. 5th Ave. W., Duluth  MN  55802).

  • Picking up a Voter Registration Application from one of our distribution sites.  For the locations of Voter Registration Application distribution sites, click here.

Minnesota Voter Registration Application



Registration at your polling site on election day is available by presenting one of the following:

  • A valid Minnesota driver's license, learner's permit or Minnesota I.D. card (or receipt for any of these) that contains the voter's current address.
  • A tribal I.D. card that contains the name, current address (must be in the precinct where registering), signature and picture of the tribal member.
  • A "Notice of Late Registration" postcard.
  • A prior valid registration at another address in the same precinct.
  • A registered voter of that precinct who will sign an oath vouching that the person registering is a resident of that precinct. Registered voters may vouch for up to 15 people (this limit does not apply to employees of residential facilities).
  • For residential facility residents, an employee at the facility (even if that employee is not registered to vote in that precinct) can vouch that the person lives in the district IF the facility provided the county with a list of employees 20 days before the election.
  • A bill for electric, gas, water, solid waste, sewer, telephone or cable television service with a due date within 30 days of election day that contains the voter's name and current address AND one of the following that contains the voter's name and photograph:
    • Minnesota driver's license or Minnesota I.D. card.
    • Tribal I.D. card.
    • U.S. passport.
    • U.S. military I.D. card.
    • Identification card of a post-secondary educational institution in Minnesota.
  • College students may use one of the following documents:
    • A student photo I.D., if the educational institution has certified a list of students to the county auditor.
    • A current student fee statement that contains the student's valid address in the precinct with a photo I.D. card.
Jeff Cox
City Clerk/City Council Secretary
City Hall, Room 330
411 West First Street
Duluth, MN 55802


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