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Published October 08, 2012, 06:20 PM

Minnesota Holds Record for Highest Voter Turnout

Minnesota has the record for highest voter turnout in the nation and Secretary of State Mark Ritchie is hoping to hold on to that title this election.

By: Stacie Van Dyke, WDAZ

Minnesota has the record for highest voter turnout in the nation and Secretary of State Mark Ritchie is hoping to hold on to that title this election.

Ritchie is encouraging Minnesota residents to make sure they're ready to vote. He's also touring colleges around the state to try to encourage students to get out and vote. The last day for preregistration is October 16th. Voters can also register at the polls on election day.

For more information visit mnvotes.org. On the site you can see if you're registered to vote. You can also enter your address to check your polling location and see exactly which races will be on your ballot.

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