2022 Election Timeline

The following are key dates and times for the 2022 Elections. 

Please note that absentee voting at Waconia City Hall is available for Waconia residents only. Residents of other cities, including the townships, must go to the Carver County Government Center to vote absentee. 




Primary Election: August 9, 2022

​June 2022


June 24 - June 30: Absentee Voting at City Hall is open from Monday - Thursday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and Fridays from 7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 

​July 2022


July 1- July 31: Absentee Voting at City Hall is open from Monday - Thursday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and Fridays from 7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 

​August 2022


August 1 - August 5: Absentee Voting at City Hall is open from Monday - Thursday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and Fridays from 7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 
August 2 - August 16: Candidates may file for City offices during regular office hours. We are open on August 16 until 5:00 p.m.
August 6: Absentee Voting at Waconia City Hall is open from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
August 8: Absentee Voting at Waconia City Hall is open from 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

General Election: November 8, 2022


September, 2022
September 23 - 30:

 General Election Absentee Voting at Waconia City Hall is open from Monday - Thursday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and Fridays from 7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 


October, 2022
October 1 - 31: 

General Election Absentee Voting at Waconia City Hall is open from Monday - Thursday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and Fridays from 7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 


October 18: 

Last day to pre-register before November General Election 


November, 2022
November 5:

General Election Absentee Voting at Waconia City Hall from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

November 7:

 General Election Absentee Voting at Waconia City Hall from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

November 8:

General Elections - polls are open from 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. If you are not registered to vote, you are able to register on election day at the polling place. Visit the "Register to Vote" tab for more information.