Stats for Minnesota on Election Day: 1,839,710 absentee ballots accepted. 297,482 requested absentee ballots remained outstanding.
To ensure all goes smoothly, federal agents will be on hand to make sure voting rights don’t get disrupted. COVID-19 precautions also will be in place. Minneapolis voters also have until 3 p.m. Tuesday to drop off mail ballots at one of 13 drop-off locations, she said. The U.S. Justice Department announced Monday that federal officials are being sent to monitor for potential election law violations in Minneapolis as part of an 18-state Election Day operation.