2013 Deadlines for Filing for Office

Candidate Filing Begins July 30

Candidate filing begins Tuesday, July 30 and runs through Tuesday, August 13, 2013.

Candidates absent during the filing period may arrange to file prior to departure.

Deadline to get on the Ballot

Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 5:00 p.m

Where to file to be on the ballot

Minneapolis Elections & Voter Services
350 5th Street South
City Hall, Room 1B (on the ground floor)
Minneapolis MN 55415
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
View map (pdf)

Filing Fee

The candidate filing fee is $20.00.

Deadline to Withdraw

Candidates may withdraw no later than 5 p.m. Thursday, August 15, 2013.

To learn more, see Candidate Filing.

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Candidate Filling Deadline:

July 30 - August 13, 2013

8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
on the last day: August 13
the deadline is at 5:00 p.m.