Presidential primary early voting starts Friday in Minnesota.
In Becker County, those wishing to vote early or absentee can do so beginning at 8 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17, at the county courthouse, 915 Lake Ave., Detroit Lakes.
Residents can vote during regular weekday hours at the courthouse, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with extended hours on:
- Saturday, Feb. 29: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
- Monday, March 2: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
The last day for early voting is March 2. The presidential primary is set for Super Tuesday, March 3, in Minnesota.
While President Donald Trump is the only candidate on the Republican ballot, 14 candidates are listed for voters choosing the DFL ballot. There's also a category called "uncommitted."
Three of the candidates on the ballot have already dropped out, including U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, Julian Castro and Marianne Williamson. More may also drop out by March 3.
Forum News Service contributed to this report.