Voter outreach and education

Get involved! Help promote voting and voter registration by becoming an election judge, conducting voter registration drives, sharing fact sheets and other outreach and education materials including applications and information in multiple languages.

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Request for proposal: civic engagement for 2020 election

Hennepin County is seeking community organizations to help promote absentee voting and safe voting options to people at risk for COVID-19. 

Help engage with communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 

Hennepin County is looking to partner with trusted members from communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. You know how to serve your community best.

We are tailoring voter outreach to the community-specific groups that have been impacted by COVID-19 because of their higher incidence of COVID-19 cases, limited public transportation options, homelessness, and other factors.  

Communities that have been severely impacted by COVID-19: 

  • Black, indigenous, people of color (BIPOC) 
  • Low-income people 
  • People experiencing homelessness 
  • Senior population 
  • People at higher risk of severe COVID-19 symptoms 
  • People with disabilities 
  • People with language barriers 

Up to $10K available per organization for the following services: 

  • Voter education 
  • Technical assistance to help people vote 
  • Translation/interpretation/witness support 
  • Masks/PPE 
  • Advice to the county on how to respond to community needs

Apply by July 27  

The application deadline has been extended to July 27, at 3 p.m. 

Apply on the county’s Supplier Portal. (You must first register in the portal before applying.) 

View the full request for proposal (PDF) and scope of service document (PDF).

Voter outreach materials

Interested in providing voter outreach or education in your community?

Minnesota Secretary of State 2020 toolkit

Voter outreach and education in 2020 is going to be different. The Minnesota Secretary of State’s Office is encouraging voters to Vote From Home to reduce spread of disease and keep our communities healthy. The 2020 toolkit is available for anyone interested or planning to conduct voter outreach and education in 2020. Materials available include:

  • Key date information
  • Graphics
  • Social media toolkit
  • 2020 fact sheets

Hennepin County outreach materials

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