Elections

If you would like to be an Election Judge, please call City Hall at 651-565-4568, to request an application form. Election judges are paid an hourly wage set by City Council, including training and serve on Primary Election Day, August 10th, and General Election Day, November 2nd.  With advance notice, employers must allow workers time off to serve as election judges.

Required Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizen and at least age 18
  • Minnesota resident for at least 20 days
  • Able to read, write and speak English
  • Cannot be a spouse, parent, child or sibling of an election judge serving in same precinct
  • Cannot be a spouse, parent, child or sibling of a candidate on the ballot in same precinct

Election Judge Duties:

  • Set up polling place
  • Operate voting equipment
  • Direct voters to correct lines
  • Register and assist voters
  • Demonstrate how to vote
  • Distribute ballots
  • Close polling place
  • Determine and certify voting results

Brochures and information may also be downloaded from the Office of Minnesota Secretary of State.

Election Judge Mandatory Training will be held on Tuesday, July 13th from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at City Hall:  900 Hiawatha Drive East.

City of Wabasha Election Polling Places:

  • Ward 1 – Fire Station – 113 Hiawatha Drive West
  • Ward 2 – City Hall – 900 Hiawatha Drive East
  • Ward 3 – Maple Grove Apartments – Community Room – 713 Sixth Street West

Positions open for the Tuesday, November 2nd General Election:

  • Mayor – 4 Year Term – At Large
  • Councilperson – One Position – 4 Year Term – 1st Ward
  • Councilperson – One Position – 4 Year Term – 2nd Ward
  • Councilperson – One Position – 4 Year Term – 3rd Ward

Absentee Ballots:
If you would like an Absentee Ballot, please call the Wabasha County Auditor’s Office at 651-565-2648