City of Newport
596 7th Avenue
Newport, MN 55055
Phone: (651) 459-5677
Fax: (651) 459-9883
Hours: Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
It's now quick and easy to register to vote online! You will need your MN Driver's License or ID number, or the last four numbers of your Social Security number. Click here to register online.
Register on Paper
You can download and print forms in English and other languages to register on paper through the Secretary of State's website. You can mail the completed form to the below addresses:
Secretary of State
60 Empire Drive
St. Paul, MN 55103
Washington County Elections
14949 62nd Street North
Stillwater, MN 55082
Register on Election Day
You can register on Election Day in MN. You will need to bring one proof of residence listed below:
ID with current name and address
Photo ID and a document with current name and address
Registered voter who can confirm your address
A registered voter from your precinct can go with you to the polling place to sign an oath confirming your address. This is known as 'vouching.' A registered voter can vouch for up to eight voters. You cannot vouch for others if someone vouched for you.
College student ID with housing list
Colleges and universities send election officials a student housing list. If you are on the list, show your college photo ID to complete your registration.
Valid registration in the same precinct
If you are registered in the precinct but changed names or moved within the same precinct, you only need to tell the election judge your previous name or address.
Notice of Late Registration
If you registered to vote within 20 days of the election, you may get a Notice of Late Registration in the mail. Bring it with you and use it as your proof of residence to register.
Staff person of a residential facility
If you live in a residential facility, a staff person can go with you to the polling place to confirm your address. This is known as 'vouching.' A staff person can vouch for all eligible voters living in the facility. The staff person must prove their employment at the facility. There are several ways to do this, including by showing an employee badge. Click here to learn more.
Check your registration
Click here to check the your registration.
Visit the Secretary of State's website for more information on registering to vote.