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The City of Loretto administers city, state and federal elections for its residents on even years. The odd year school district elections are administered by each school district. City staff are available to answer your questions about polling places, voter registration, absentee voting, and other election information.

For city run elections (even years) Loretto residents vote at City Hall, located at 279 North Medina Street, in the Council Chambers. For odd year school district elections, check with the Delano School District for all voting information.

If you voted in the last election and haven't moved or changed your name, you should be pre-registered to vote in this year's elections. It's easy to check if you're registered - go to the Secretary of State's website, scroll down and click on "Check my registration".

The best source of election information for voters is found on the Minnesota Secretary of State's website.  Here you will find information about how to REGISTER TO VOTE, FINDING YOUR POLLING PLACE or CAUCUS LOCATION, ELECTION DATES, and ABSENTEE VOTING.  There is a wealth of information and it is a very user-friendly website.




Presidential Nomination Primary (PNP)

Election Day is Tuesday, March 5th, 2024

In-person ABSENTEE VOTING begins January 19th, 2024

WHERE:    Loretto City Hall, 279 Medina St N, Ste 260

WHEN:     Regular office hours: MTW 8am-4pm and F 8am-2pm

              Extended office hours: Saturday, March 2nd, 9am-3pm

                                             Monday, March 4th, 8am-5pm

In-person DIRECT BALLOTING period begins February 16th, 2024. This is the time when voters feed their ballot directly into the ballot counting machine instead of using the envelope system. Voters are still required to fill out an absentee ballot application before receiving their ballot.


The deadline to register before the PNP Election is Tuesday, February 13th, 2024.


Primary Election

  • Election Day is Tuesday, August 13th, 2024
  • More information about absentee voting and pre-registration deadlines will be posted when available.


General Election

  • Election Day is Tuesday, November 5th, 2024
  • More information about absentee voting and pre-registration deadlines will be posted when available.