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Tuesday, August 8, 2017 is election day! No events may be scheduled between 6pm-8pm. Go out and vote! For information about how to vote in Minnesota, see this link. For information about how to vote in North Dakota, see this link.
Per Minnesota Statue:
On general election and primary days, the system office, Board of Trustees, colleges and universities are prohibited from scheduling events, other than regularly scheduled classes, between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Classes regularly scheduled during those hours may be held as usual:
Except for regularly scheduled classes, no Minnesota state college or university shall schedule an event between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. on the day that an election is held in any political subdivision in which the university or college is located.
Minnesota Statutes section 204C.03, subd. 2 (2014). This provision also applies to elections within the political subdivision (such as county or city) in which the college or university is located, as well as state primaries or general elections. Minnesota Statutes sections 204C.03-.04 (2014).
As with precinct caucuses, colleges and universities are not prohibited from allowing an outside group or person (e.g., local scout troop) to schedule use of campus facilities during these hours.