Employee Voting Leave in Minnesota

Minnesota employees are entitled to take time off to vote during the morning of a regularly scheduled state primary or general election, of an election to fill a vacancy in the U.S. Congress or in the office of state senator or state representative or of a presidential primary, unless the election is conducted by mail, without penalty.

Paid time off rules. Time off to vote is time off without deduction from wages.

Employer Penalty for Violation. Fine up to $700 and/or jail up to 90 days.