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Voting Information

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021.

  • Early voting begins Friday, Sept. 17 and ends Monday, Nov. 1
  • Regular polling locations are open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 31 and from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 2. 

Questions about how to vote?

Call 651-430-6175

Vote 2021

General Voting Questions

Ballot Question 1 - Operations

sample ballot for question 1

School District Question 1 
Revoking Existing Referendum Revenue Authorization; Approving New Authorization

The board of Independent School District No. 833 (South Washington County Schools), Minnesota has proposed to revoke the School District’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $1,536.60 per pupil and to replace that authorization with a new authorization of $1,886.60 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be first levied in 2021 for taxes payable in 2022 and applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

 Yes

  No

Shall the revocation of the existing referendum authorization and the new authorization proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 833 (South Washington County Schools), Minnesota be approved?

 

BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING  FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.


 

Ballot Question 2 - Technology

sample ballot for question 2

The board of Independent School District No. 833 (South Washington County Schools), Minnesota has proposed to revoke the School District’s existing capital project levy authorization in the amount of 1.820% times the net tax capacity of the School District and to replace that authorization with a new capital project levy authorization in the amount of 3.383% times the net tax capacity of the School District to provide funds for the acquisition and installation of improved instructional technology, technology systems, and technology support staffing. The proposed capital project levy authorization will raise approximately $5,000,000 for taxes first levied in 2021, payable in 2022, and would be authorized for ten (10) years. The estimated total cost of the projects to be funded over that time period is approximately $50,000,000.

 Yes

  No

Shall the revocation of the existing referendum authorization and the new authorization proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 833 (South Washington County Schools), Minnesota be approved?

 

BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING  FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.


 

Vote Early in Person

Early voting begins Friday, Sept. 17 and ends Monday, Nov. 1.   

Location

Address

In-Person Early Voting Hours

Washington County

14949 62nd Street N., Stillwater, MN 55082

  • Friday, Sept. 17 to Monday, Nov. 1

  • 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Cottage Grove Service Center

13000 Ravine Pkwy., Cottage Grove, MN 55016

  • Friday, Sept. 17 to Monday, Nov. 1

  • 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

R.H Stafford Library (Lower Level) 

8595 Central Park Place, Woodbury, MN 55125

  • Friday, Sept. 17 to Monday, Nov. 1

  • 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Headwaters Service Center

19955 Forest Road N., Forest Lake, MN 55025

  • Friday, Sept. 17 to Monday, Nov. 1

  • 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Vote Early by Mail

Washington County

To vote early by mail, visit www.mnvotes.org or call 651-430-6175  and request an absentee application be sent to you.

  • Complete an absentee ballot application and submit it online (by mail: send completed application to Washington County Elections, 14949 62nd Street N., Stillwater, MN 55082).

  • Receive your ballot in the mail and complete it, following instructions carefully.

  • Return your ballot in the envelope provided; make sure it will arrive before Nov. 2.

Questions about how to vote? Call 651-430-6175