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Chrissy Serres
P: 763-531-1145

Election Day
The General Election is Tuesday, Nov. 8 from 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. at polling locations around the city.
• Crystal Polling Location Map here.
• County Polling Place Finder here.

Absentee Voting
Absentee voting for the General Election is available by mail, or in person at city hall, from Sept. 23 – Nov. 7. General Election extended hours are Saturday, Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Monday, Nov. 7 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Normal absentee voting hours at city hall are Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

All hours are subject to change.

Learn more at the Secretary of State's website, or click on "Absentee Voting" in the right column.


Crystal City Council
The
Crystal City Council is composed of a mayor and six council members. The city is divided into two sections and four wards. The mayor is elected at large; council members must reside in the section or ward of the city in which they are running for office.

The next municipal general election is Nov. 8, 2022, and will consist of electing council members to the following offices (each are four-year terms):

   • Council Member Ward 1
   • Council Member Ward 2   
   • Council Member Section II

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Serve as an Election Judge
Serving as an election judge is a great opportunity to learn more about election processes and also provides a valuable service to the community. Election judges are responsible for administering election procedures in each polling place on Election Day. General responsibilities include, but are not limited to, opening and closing the polling places, explaining voting procedures, and providing assistance to sign in voters and/or register new voters. Election judges earn $12 per hour.

Individuals interested in serving as an election judge can apply here. Completed applications may be emailed, mailed or dropped off at Crystal City Hall.

Required qualifications to be an election judge:
• Must be eligible to vote in Minnesota.
• Must be able to read, write and speak English.
• Must not be a candidate in the election.
• Cannot reside, either temporarily or permanently, with any candidate on the ballot in the election.
• Cannot be a spouse, parent, stepparent, child, stepchild, sibling, or stepsibling of any election judge serving in the same precinct at the same time, or of any candidate on the ballot in the election.
• Must complete a minimum two-hour, paid, online election judge training (provided by the city).
• Must have valid email address and check email regularly as elections communication will be primarly through email and/or text messaging.
• Must be available to work between the hours of 6 a.m. – 10 p.m. on Election Day (some half-day shifts are available). Specific times may vary based on the type of election judge position and/or polling place.

High school students ages 16 and older can become student election judges.

For more information about being an election judge in 2022, please contact the deputy city clerk’s office at [email protected] or 763-531-1131.


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