Elections

Notice of Polling Location Change for Little Canada Precinct 1 During August Primary Election Only

If you normally vote at the Roseville Area Middle School (RAMS) at 15 County Road B2 East on Election Day, your polling place will be different for the August Primary Election this year.  There is construction occurring at the middle school and the building is closed over the summer.  Precinct 1 voters will be combined with Precinct 2 at the Little Canada Elementary School Gym (400 Eli Road) for the August 11 Primary Election this year.  This change is ONLY for the August 11 Election.  Precinct 1 voters will be back at the middle school again in November.

Candidate Filing for City Offices

The November General Election ballot will include the Offices of Little Canada Mayor and two City Council positions.  Affidavits of Candidacy for the Office of Mayor (two-year term) and the Office of City Council (four-year term each) shall be filed in the Office of the City Administrator, Little Canada City Center, 515 Little Canada Road, Little Canada, Minnesota from July 28, 2020 through August 11, 2020 during normal business hours, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Filing time is extended until 5:00 p.m. on August 11, 2020. The filing fee is $2.00.  Candidates may withdraw their application until 5:00pm on August 13, 2020.

Click here for the affidavit of candidacy that must be completed and additional information about filing for office.

2020 Primary & General Elections

The 2020 Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, and the 2020 General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020.  Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  

Primary Election:  Little Canada City Center will be available only for Little Canada residents beginning on June 26 to vote in-person absentee.  Early Voting will be open from August 4-10 at the Roseville Library, Ramsey County Elections Office and New Brighton Community Center and is available for any Ramsey County resident (see below for hours and addresses).  Early Voting will not be available at Little Canada City Hall.

Visit the Ramsey County Election’s website or the Minnesota Votes Website for more election and voting information.

Vote Before Election Day

Vote By Mail

Complete a 2020 Primary and/or General Election absentee ballot application in person, by mail, fax, or simply complete an application online on the MNVotes webpage.

Paper applications must be submitted to the Ramsey County Elections Office.  Once they receive your absentee ballot application, a ballot will be mailed to you after June 26 for the Primary Election. 

Mail to: Ramsey County Elections, PO Box 64098, Saint Paul, MN  55164

Email to: elections@co.ramsey.mn.us

FAX to: 651-266-2177

Voting In-Person Before Election Day

Beginning June 26, 2020, Little Canada residents can vote Absentee by completing an absentee ballot application in person at the following locations:

Little Canada residents ONLY - Little Canada City Center - Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm (and Sat, Aug 8 from 10am-3pm)

515 Little Canada Road E., Little Canada, MN  55117

EARLY VOTING WILL BE CONDUCTED AUGUST 4 - 10 AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS ONLY

All are open to any Ramsey County resident

Ramsey County Library - Roseville
2180 Hamline Ave N, Roseville

  • Friday, June 26 to Friday, Aug. 7 - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (weekdays)
  • Saturday, Aug. 8 - 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Monday, Aug. 10 - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Ramsey County Elections Office - Plato Building
90 Plato Blvd. W, Suite 160

  • Friday June 26 to Friday, Aug. 7 - 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (weekdays)
  • Saturday, Aug. 8 - 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Monday, Aug. 10 - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

New Brighton Community Center
400 10th St NW, New Brighton

  • Friday, June 26 to Friday, Aug. 7 - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (weekdays)
  • Saturday, Aug. 8 - 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Monday, Aug. 10 - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

What is the difference between Early Voting and Absentee Voting?

Early Voting was approved by the MN Legislature and has been available in Minnesota since the 2016 elections.  Early Voting is different from Absentee Ballot Voting in that it is only available during the 7 days prior to Election Day, and voters put their completed ballot directly into the ballot scanner (instead of into an Absentee Ballot envelope).  The Early Voting ballots are scanned immediately, but not counted until Election Day.  Absentee Ballot envelopes are opened by elections staff and scanned up to a week before Election Day, but are not counted until Election Day.

2020 Primary Election Early Voting will be open from Tuesday, August 4 – Monday, August 10, 2020, only at the Roseville Library, Ramsey County Elections Office, and New Brighton Community Center.

Register to Vote Before Election Day

Save time at the polls and register to vote before Election Day.  You can register to vote online or with a paper application.  Click here for more information.

Visit www.mnvotes.org to register to vote or check your current status and address if you are unsure.  Any changes to your name or address (even only changing apartment numbers) requires a new voter registration.  

Political Campaign Signs

Little Canada Zoning Code 903.110 Signs - Subd. B1 Permitted Signs: 

(d) Political Campaign Signs.  Such signs shall not exceed eight (8) square feet in all Residential Districts, or sixteen (16) square feet in all other zoning districts.  During the period forty-six (46) days before the state primary in a state general election year to ten (10) days following such general election, non-commercial signs of any size may be posted in any number, in accordance with Minnesota Statute.

Minnesota Statute 211B.045 NONCOMMERCIAL SIGNS EXEMPTION.  https://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes/cite/211B.045 

For 2020, the time period for non-enforcement of campaign signs is June 26 - November 13, 2020

Would you like to serve as an Election Judge?

The City of Little Canada is looking for Election Judges to work during the General Election on Tuesday, November 3.

Election judges can choose to work at either the primary election, general election, or both.  Polls open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.  Election judges need to be at the assigned polling location by 6:00 a.m. and will need to stay after the polls close at 8:00 p.m. until all of the election paperwork is complete.  A half-day option is available for judges who would rather not work a full day.  Please indicate your preference on the attached application form.  Election judges are required to complete a paid two-hour training session prior to Election Day that can be done online or in-person.  Election judges in Little Canada are paid $11.00/hour.

If you would like to serve as an Election Judge, please complete the Election Judge Application and Direct Deposit/Tax form and return to the City Clerk, Heidi Heller as soon as possible.  More information is available here or contact Heidi Heller at 651-766-4047 or heidi.heller@littlecanadamn.org

2018 Election Results

Online election results can be found on the Secretary of State’s website.

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