Elections & Voting

The General Election is November 8, 2016. Polls will be open 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.  

Register to vote  

To cast a ballot, you must be registered under your current address/name. You are encouraged to register early or at your polling place on election day. To register, go to mnvotes.org


Know where to vote

Everyone is encouraged to verify where they go to vote. Precinct boundaries and polling locations have recently changed to accommodate the population growth and increase in voters in Savage. 

Savage has nine Polling Places that serve our registered voters. Voting District map 

Visit the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State website at mnvotes.org to find your Polling Place.


What's on my ballot?

View a sample ballot, search for candidate filings and more at mnvotes.org. The sample ballot shows a list of the candidates and ballot questions you'll be voting on. Information is posted about 45 days before an election.        


New election equipment

Scott County polling places will be using new voting equipment for the 2015 and 2016 elections.

  • Voters will continue to vote a paper ballot and insert it into a vote tabulator.
  • The ImageCast Evolution (ICE) tabulator incorporates a ballot marking device to accommodate accessibility needs.
  • Absentee ballots will be counted using a new central count machine - ImageCast Central Count (ICC).


Watch the Accessible Ballot Marking Device video demonstration.

Watch the ImageCast Evolution (ICE) tabulator video demonstration.

For more information contact the Scott County Elections Department at 952-496-8161.