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Your need-to-know guide for midterm elections in Minnesota

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You've done your research and know exactly who you want to vote for in the November election — but do you know if you're registered to vote? Do you know where your polling place is?

To successfully cast your ballot, it's as important to know about the candidates as it is to understand the basics of how to vote. Every state runs its elections differently, and Minnesota has its own quirks.

MPR News helps you find out how to make sure you're eligible and prepared to cast your ballot on (or before) Election Day in this handy need-to-know guide.

Broadcast Journalist Series: Sam Sanders

Sam Sanders

Don't miss Cathy Wurzer's discussion with Sam Sanders of NPR! Sanders, a reporter and host of It’s Been a Minute with Sam Sanders, engages with journalists, actors, musicians, and listeners to gain the kind of understanding about news and popular culture that can only be reached through conversation.

October 15, 7 p.m.
University of St. Thomas O’Shaughnessy Education Center, St. Paul, Minn.
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The Broadcast Journalist Series is an hour long live discussion with a visiting journalist and includes an audience Q&A. The interview is recorded for later broadcast on MPR News.

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