Election Information

The Clerk's office is responsible for City, State and Federal elections. Information regarding your legislative, congressional and school districts can be found at the Secretary of States Office.

Important Dates for 2024

Friday, January 19, 2024 absentee voting (envelope process) commences at City Hall for the Presidential Nomination Primary.  This continues through Thursday, February 15, 2024.  Direct balloting (voter places their ballot into the ballot counter) commences at City Hall for the Presidential Nomination Primary on February 16 - March 4, 2024.  Tuesday, March 5, 2024 elections will be held at St. Genevieve's Community Parish Center from 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Friday, June 28, 2024 absentee voting (envelope process) commences at City Hall for the Primary Election.  This continues through Thursday, July 25, 2024.  Direct balloting (voter places their ballot into the ballot counter) commences at City Hall for the Primary Election on July 26, 2024 - August 12, 2024.  Tuesday, August 13, 2024 elections will be held at St. Genevieve's Community Parish Center from 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Friday, September 20, 2024 absentee voting (envelope process) commences at City Hall for the General Election. This continues through Thursday, October 17, 2024.  Direct balloting (voter places their ballot into the ballot counter) commences at City Hall for the General Election on October 18, 2024 - November 4, 2024.  Tuesday, November 5, 2024 elections will be held at St. Genevieve's Community Parish Center from 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Register to Vote

Please register to vote prior to the General Election if you have moved into Centerville, changed your name, or got married or divorced. This will make election day more convenient for you and our judges.

Watch a YouTube Video Regarding Elections

YouTube Produced Video by the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State - Minnesota Elections:  Accessible, Secure, Accurate

Election Judge Interest?

Click here for an application.  Due to major political party balance requirements (Minn. State Statute 204B.19, Subd. 5), no more than half of the election judges in a precinct may be members of the same political party, and this may determine if you are chosen as an Election Judge.

Polling Place

Centerville's polling place for the General Elections is the Church of St. Genevieve's Community Parish Center, 6995 Centerville Road, Centerville, MN 55038 and City Hall for absentee voting.

Political Sign Regulations

For more details please obtain independent legal advice. The City cannot give legal advice.

TopicRegulated ByContact for Complaint
Signs located on CITY or COUNTY streets and/or right of ways, on city boulevards, on boulevard trees or utility poles prohibited without permit.Centerville Ordinance 152 (PDF)Email City of Centerville or call 651-792-7933
Signs located on STATE or FEDERAL street and/or right of ways prohibited without permit.MN Statute 173.15 and MN Statute 160.27173.15 and MN Statute 160.27  - Minnesota Department of Transportation, Metropolitan District Office, 651-234-7500 – ask for “Permits”
Signs located on CORPORATE property (as a political contribution)MN Statute 211B.15MN Office of Administrative Hearings
651-361-7837
Signs located on PRIVATE propertyMN Statute 211B.15 and MN Statute 609.605
N/A
Content of a signMN Statute 211B
MN Office of Administrative Hearings
651-361-7837
Size, placement or height of placement of signs      Centerville Ordinance 152 (PDF)City of Centerville, 651-792-7933
Quantity of signs in a state general election year beginning 46 days before the state primary until 10 days after the general electionMN Statute 211B.045City of Centerville, 651-792-7933
On Election Day: Signs on public property within 100 feet of a building that is a polling placeMN Statute 211B.11 - Note: a Panel of the Office of Administrative Hearing ruled MS 211B.11 applies only to public property, and not to private property.City of Centerville, 651-792-7933
On Election Day: On the public property of a building that is a polling place (park, school, library, public housing)
City of Centerville, 651-792-7933
Signs up past 10 days of an election including the candidate’s nameMN Statute 211B.045