Minneapolis Elections and Voter Services took this photo of pallets of ballots for the upcoming election.

What you need to know about voting for the 2020 election

Voters' poorly marked ovals could lead to contested ballots
This May 26, 2020, file photo shows an Official Democratic General Primary mail-in ballot and secrecy envelope, for the Pennsylvania primary in Pittsburgh.

ABC News to air 3-hour coverage of 1st presidential debate Tuesday
From left, Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event in Wilmington, Del; President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Tulsa, Okla., Saturday, June 20, 2020.

President Trump to campaign in Duluth Wednesday
President Donald Trump speaks from the South Lawn of the White House on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, in Washington.

Election 2020 Today: Trump sows voting doubt; Biden lays low
President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Cecil Airport, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla.

McConnell, GOP dispute Trump, say they'd accept if he loses
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., holds a face mask used to protect against the spread of the new coronavirus as he attends a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 12, 2020.

Who's Running?



Donald Trump

Current president

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Joe Biden

Former U.S. vice president

Candidacy announcement


n this Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, file photo, a forklift operator loads absentee ballots for mailing at the Wake County Board of Elections as preparations for the upcoming election are ongoing in Raleigh, N.C. Data obtained by The Associated Press shows Postal Service districts across the nation are missing the agency’s own standards for on-time delivery as millions of Americans prepare to vote by mail.

Records: Mail delivery lags behind targets as election nears

More Minnesota businesses making Election Day a paid company holiday, joining many nationwide
Pence, Ivanka bring law-and-order tour to Minneapolis
Judge postpones decision on case over Wisconsin college IDs until after election

Judge postpones decision on case over Wisconsin college IDs until after election

Wisconsin Legislature appeals absentee ballot ruling
Ranked choice voting in Maine a go for presidential election

TRUTH TEST: Does Trump plan to eliminate Social Security? No.

NY judge: Postal service must timely process election mail

As Trump considers a nominee to succeed Ginsburg, major political battles await

Official: Toilet display mocking mail-in voting is a crime

Minnesotans start casting their ballots as early voting begins

Early voting begins Friday in Minnesota

Trump, Biden both seek to gain support in Minnesota during dueling visits

Biden to visit Duluth on Friday