Do I need a witness to vote absentee?

Minnesota Election Law requires every voter to show their blank ballot to a witness prior to filling it out. The same witness must also fully complete the witness section on the ballot return signature envelope. Any registered voter in the state can act as a witness. Additional witnesses that do not have a state residency requirement are a Notary Public, County, City or Town Clerk, College Registrar, Judicial Officer, or any other official who can administer an oath.

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1. How can I vote by Absentee?
2. What if I am unable to sign my absentee ballot application?
3. Do I need a witness to vote absentee?
4. How do I know if my absentee ballot has been accepted?
5. Why was my absentee ballot rejected?
6. How do I register to Vote?
7. Where do I vote if I am a resident of White Bear Township?
8. How can I become an Election Judge?
9. Are election judges paid?
10. Who is eligible to be an Election Judge?