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Your agent can pick up your ballot starting seven days before the election until 2 p.m. on Election Day. Your agent or someone else you designate must return your ballot by 3 p.m. on Election Day.
FROM THE MN BOARD OF ELECTIONS WEBSITE
In special situations, you may ask an agent to pick up and return an absentee ballot for you. This is called ‘agent delivery.’
To qualify for agent delivery, you must:
live in a
assisted living facility
residential treatment center
battered women's shelter
or, be hospitalized
or unable to go to the polling place due to incapacitating health reasons or a disability.
Your agent must be at least 18 years old, have a pre-existing relationship with you and cannot be a candidate. An individual cannot be an agent of more than three voters in an election.
Your agent can pick up your ballot starting seven days before the election until 2 p.m. on Election Day. Your agent or someone else you designate must return your ballot by 3 p.m. on Election Day. You can also return your ballot by mail. Election officials must receive your ballot on or before Election Day.
Minn. Stat. § 203B.04
A voter who becomes hospitalized on the day before the election may apply for an absentee ballot on election day, and can have the absentee ballot delivered by election officials.