Civic engagement and voting

This guide covers search tools for research in topics related to civic engagement and voting.

Notice: Upcoming Election!

The 2023 General Election is on Tuesday, November 7th.  All areas of Minnesota will have elections in 2023 but the races may differ; see the Minnesota Secretary of State website for a full list of Minnesota local elections or use the polling place finder to see if any elections are associated with your home address.

Early voting begins September 22nd both in person and by mail. 

If you aren't registered to vote at your address, you can register in advance by October 17th or on election day when you vote. See our Voting and Elections page for more information about registering to vote and how to vote!

For Minneapolis voters, see this 2023 Minneapolis Voters Guide from the League of Women Voters for specific city election information. For Saint Paul, see the Ramsey County website for Elections & Voting.

Matter of Facts blog

The Matter of Facts blog, published in the Libraries continuum magazine, covers hot topics from the news media where we use our expertise to help our users and the general public better understand how to find and evaluate information while also combating misinformation.

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Last Updated: Sep 7, 2023 1:12 PM