Absentee voting means voting by mail or in person before Election Day, instead of at the polling place. Absentee ballots are ready 46 days before an election. Beginning with the August 12, 2014 Primary Election, any voter may vote absentee.
Voters in the military and those residing outside the United States use a different process to vote absentee.
Availability of Absentee Ballot Applications:
Absentee ballot applications will be available at the Burnsville City Hall and at Dakota County Treasurer-Auditor Office in Hastings or Service Desk at the Western Service Center in Apple Valley. An absentee ballot may be requested for a specific election or for all elections within an election year.
You can request an absentee ballot application in person, by internet, mail, fax, or telephone. You may mail, email, or deliver your application to us.
An absentee ballot application can be mailed to you by: