Candidates file for Mayor or City Council positions at City Hall and are elected in even-numbered years. City Council elections are non-partisan. The filing period is May 22, 2018 to June 5, 2018.
Results can be obtained on the Secretary of State Website. After Election Day, election results can be obtained by calling the City Clerk at 651-249-2002.
Time Off to Vote
In a federal, state, or any regularly scheduled election, every employee has the right to be excused from work to vote on Election Day without penalty or loss of salary or wages per Minnesota Statute 204C.04.
Assistance to Persons With Disabilities
All polling places have a booth accessible for persons with disabilities. In addition, there is a machine to assist the voter in marking the ballot. Voters unable to enter a polling place may, with the assistance of two election judges of different political parties, register and vote without leaving their vehicle. Absentee voting is also available prior to Election Day..
Minnesota has a consolidated primary ballot that allows voters to make a secret choice of a major party primary.