Election Information

General Elections – Tuesday, November 6, 2018

ALL Rockford residents in Hennepin County and Wright County vote at the Rockford Community Center – 7600 County Road 50 (Rebecca Park Trail).  The polls will be open from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm.

ABSENTEE VOTING:

Absentee voting will not be available at City Hall to vote in person.  Absentee voting will begin on Friday, September 21, 2018.  Absentee Ballot Applications are available online or at City Hall, 6031 Main Street, Rockford.

Hennepin County Residents – Hennepin County Elections, Government Center, 300 South 6th Street/Skyway Level 012, Minneapolis, MN  55487  Fax 612-348-2151 or Phone 612-348-5151

Wright County Residents – Wright County Government Center, Attn:  Elections Division, 10 2nd Street NW, Room 230, Buffalo, MN  55313  Fax 763-682-7873 or Phone 763-682-7578

SAMPLE BALLOT(S):

To view your ballot, click:

Hennepin County SAMPLE Ballot OR Wright County SAMPLE Ballot

REGISTER TO VOTE:

If you are a new resident to the City of Rockford, recently turned 18, moved within the city or have not voted in the last four years, we encourage to register before the General Election.  Voter Registration Applications can be picked up at City Hall or online.

You may also register to vote on Election Day, make sure you have ID such as a current driver’s license or Minnesota ID card with your correct address.  If you have not changed your driver’s license you must have a current utility bill, along with your ID.

The last day to preregister is 5:00 pm at City Hall on Tuesday, October 16, 2018.

QUESTION:

Call City Hall (763) 477-6565 Ext. 24 or go online to www.sos.state.mn.us

Fire Department Open House – Saturday, October 13th (10am-2pm)

2018 Fire Prevention Week:  October 7th to October 13th

All ages are welcome to attend!

Stop in to learn more about your local Fire Department at 6700 Main Street:

  • Explore Fire Station
  • Truck Displays
  • Spray the Hose
  • Equipment Demonstrations
  • Fire Prevention Info

Volunteer Recruitment Drive:  Fire Fighters and Auxiliary Members

Always accepting new or gently used TOYS for the local Toy Drive

For more information or questions, contact Debbie Buoy 612-760-8755

 

Hydrant Flushing – Tuesday, October 23, 2018 starting at 2am until completion

The City of Rockford will be flushing hydrants on Tuesday, October 23rd starting at 2am until completion.  IF the weather is bad, flushing will be delayed to the next day.

Residents may experience low water pressure and discoloration to water.  It is recommended that you DO NOT wash clothing during this time period.

Call City Hall if you any questions (763) 477-6565.

Hydrant Flushing Poster

The last day to preregister before the General Election is 5pm on Tuesday, October 16, 2018

REGISTER TO VOTE:
If you are a new resident to the City of Rockford, recently turned 18, moved within the city or have not voted in the last four years – you will need to register.
You may register to vote on Election Day, make sure you have ID such as a current driver’s license or Minnesota ID card with your correct address. If you have not changed your driver’s license you must have a current utility bill, along with your ID.
The last day to preregister before the General Election  is 5:00 pm at City Hall on Tuesday, October 16, 2018.
MORE election information available on the Election Information tab of the website.

Absentee Voting Began on Friday, September 23, 2016

Absentee voting will not be available at City Hall to vote in person.  Absentee voting began on Friday, September 21, 2018.

 

ABSENTEE VOTING:

To complete an application online you must:

  • Be eligible to register and vote in Minnesota
  • Provide an email address
  • Provide your identification number: MN-issued driver’s license, Minnesota ID card or last 4 digits of Social Security Number

Online Absentee Ballot Application:  https://mnvotes.sos.state.mn.us/ABRegistration/ABRegistrationStep1.aspx

 

If you do not have an email address and one of the identification numbers above, you cannot apply for your absentee ballot online. You may apply with a paper absentee ballot application (select Vote early by mail and select a language)

Complete the application and mail to the county where you live or go in person:

Hennepin County Residents – Hennepin County Elections, Government Center PSL, 300 South 6th Street, Minneapolis, MN  55487  Fax 612-348-2151 or Phone 612-348-5151

Wright County Residents – Wright County Government Center, Attn:  Elections Division, 10 2nd Street NW, Room 230, Buffalo, MN  55313  Fax 763-682-7873 or Phone 763-682-7578

 

Absentee Status Lookup:  https://mnvotes.sos.state.mn.us/AbsenteeBallotStatus.aspx