Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Statewide figure relies on estimate of total eligible voters. Anoka County calculates turnout by comparing existing voter rolls and new registrants with ballots cast.
Voters in Fridley turned out for the Nov. 6, 2012, election at a slightly higher rate than did voters statewide in Minnesota, according to the Anoka County Elections Office and the Minnesota Secretary of State. Turnout in Fridley was 78.60 percent by the county's method of computation. In Minnesota, the Secretary of State's different way of counting turnout put the statewide turnout figure at 76.11 percent. That's the highest voter-turnout rate of any state in the country. The Secretary of State uses an expert's estimate of the total number of eligible voters in Minnesota: 3,876,752. The official number of ballots cast in Minnesota, certified Wednesday by the State Canvassing Board, is 2,950,780. That statewide total includes 267,464 …
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Editors from across Minnesota will be at the polls and in the community on Election Day. Check back here throughout the day for regular updates and photos.
The 2012 Election isn’t just a political event; it’s a community event. Patch editors embedded in their communities are perfectly situated to capture all the local flavor that goes along with Election Day—from polling place activity to “I voted” stickers. Throughout the day, these editors will be bringing you photos and updates from Patch sites across Minnesota. Check back regularly to see just what the 2012 Election means for your neighbors.
Monday, November 5, 2012
Some polling places have changed since the last general election.
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, is Election Day in Fridley and across Minnesota. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. See Fridley polling places in the map above and in the list below. You can find your polling place by entering your home address at the Minnesota Secretary of State website, where you can also find whether you are already registered to vote. You may register to vote on Election Day at the polls if you are eligible to vote and can provide proof of residency. See also: What Your Fridley Ballot Will Look Like Some polling places in Fridley have changed with recent redistricting. Here is polling place information from the City of Fridley: Fridley Ward 1 Precinct 1 Grace Evangelical Free Church, 755 73rd Ave NE, Fridley Voters will …
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Polls are open 7 a.m.-8 p.m. for people in the Fridley, Spring Lake Park and Anoka-Hennepin districts.
Residents across most of Fridley have the chance to vote Tuesday on school-district levy questions as well as school board candidates. Three of the city's four school districts—Fridley (District 14), Spring Lake Park (District 16) and Anoka-Hennepin (District 11)—are holding elections. Only Columbia Heights (District 13) is not. All three school districts have levy referendum questions on their ballots. All three also have school board candidates on their ballots, but only the Spring Lake Park district has more candidates than seats up for election. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. You can register to vote at your polling place with proof of residency. The polling places for each school district are (see map at lower right): See …