Candidate Filing

Filing for Mayor and Council Member

Election Day is Tuesday, November 2. The Mayor and two City Council seats will be up for election in 2021.

Candidate Filing Period

The candidate filing period runs from July 27 to August 10.

How to File

File in-person at City Hall Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. There will be extended hours until 5 p.m. on Tuesday, August 10.

Filing Fee

The fee to file is $25.

Qualifications

At the time of filing, Candidates must affirm:

  • They are eligible to vote in Minnesota; 
  • They have not filed for the same or any other office at the upcoming primary or general election (except as provided in M.S. 204B.06, subd. 1 (2) ); 
  • They will be 21 years of age or more when assuming office;
  • They will have maintained residence in the City for at least 30 days before the general election.

Find more information about filing, as well as a list of candidates who have filed, on the Minnesota Secretary of State website