Candidate Filing

Filing for Mayor and Council Member

The next Municipal Election Day is Tuesday, November 7, 2023. The Mayor and two City Council seats will be up for election in 2023.

Candidate Filing Period

The candidate filing period runs from August 1 to August 15, 2023.

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 15.

Filing Fee

The fee to file is $25.


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.