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Election Information

2020 School Board election

Three PLSAS school board member seats are on the General Election ballot, with terms running January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2024.  Residents interested in running for School Board must file an Affidavit of Candidacy and pay a $2 filing fee at the district office (4540 Tower Street SE) between July 28, 2020 and August 11, 2020.

To be a candidate for the office of school board, you must be:
* An eligible voter
* 21 years of age or more
* Resident of the school district for 30 days prior to the general election
* No other affidavit on file for any other office in this election

2020 general Election information

absentee voting - SEPTEMBER 18 - NOVEMBER 2, 2020

This year, PLEASE consider Voting from Home....Super easy to do....

MNVotes.org - takes a few minutes. Your ballot will be sent to your home address.  

This applies to the Primary in August and the General Election in November.



Monday - Friday:  8:00 am to 4:30 pm
October 31, 2020:  10:00 am to 3:00 pm
November 2, 2020:  8:00 am to 5:00 pm 


Fill out the official absentee ballot application:
Printable General Absentee Ballot Application

An official absentee ballot application may also be obtained from Scott County Elections Office by calling 952-496-8161. 

Scott County Elections Department
200 4th Avenue W
Shakopee, MN 55379 


Pre-Register before General Election 

People wishing to register to vote may register online with the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State. You may also download a Minnesota Voter Registration Application and mail or drop off at: Scott County Government Center, 200 Fourth Ave. W., Shakopee, MN 55379. Do not mail in registrations less than 20 days before Election Day (registration temporarily closes 20 days before the election). Eligible voters may also register on Election Day at their respective precinct. To be eligible, individuals must have resided in the precinct at least 20 days and bring one proof of residence.

You can check to see if you are already registered to vote by visiting the Secretary of State Voter Status website.

November 3, 2020:  General Election Day

Polls open 7:00 am to 8:00 pm

Minnesota Secretary of State Polling Place Finder