Voting Information

The City Clerk's office is responsible for election administration in Lakeville.

Upcoming Special Election – November 2, 2021 – City Park Bond Issue

Shall the City of Lakeville be authorized to issue its general obligation bonds in the amount not to exceed $38,000,000 to develop recreational trails, construct new community park facilities, improve existing parks and athletic courts, construct an outdoor ice sheet at Hasse Arena, and make improvements to arts and environmental learning centers?


Election Day

City of Lakeville polling places are open on Election Day 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

To find out where you vote on election day and to see a copy of your sample ballot, visit the Secretary of State’s Polling Place Finder.

City of Lakeville precincts and polling places: Voter precinct map (PDF)

Vote Early

In Minnesota, you can vote early with an absentee ballot starting 46 days before Election Day. Absentee ballots for the November 2, 2021 Special Election will be available at City Hall during regular business hours beginning September 17, 2021.

You can apply for an absentee ballot by completing an absentee ballot application (PDF). Your absentee ballot application can be mailed, faxed, emailed or delivered in person to Lakeville City Hall. Your ballot will then be mailed to you. 

You can vote in person at City Hall during regular business hours through Monday, November 1 and on Saturday, October 30, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Return your completed ballot right away. Ballots received after Election Day will not be counted.

For additional information, visit the Secretary of State's website.

Where Do I Absentee/Early Vote?

If you live within Lakeville city limits:
  • Lakeville City Hall, 20195 Holyoke Avenue
If you live in the following areas, School District 194 (17630 Juniper Path, Suite A, Lakeville) will have your absentee ballots:
  • Burnsville Precinct 11
  • Burnsville Precinct 15
  • Burnsville Precinct 16
  • Eureka Township
  • New Market Township
  • Spring Lake Township
  • City of Elko New Market
  • City of Credit River
If you live in School District 196 but do not live in Lakeville, School District 196 (3455 153rd Street West, Rosemount) will have your absentee ballots.

If you have any further questions about where you should absentee/early vote, contact Lakeville City Hall at 952-985-4400.

Are You Registered to Vote?
Voters must be registered with their current name and address. Voters who have moved or changed their name since the last election must update their registration. You can register or update your registration on the Secretary of State's website.

Registering online prior to Election Day is encouraged
. You can also register or update your registration at your polling place when you vote. You will need proof of residence to register at your polling place. Learn more about registering when you vote.

For additional information regarding voter registration, visit the Secretary of State's website.