2014 Candidate filing now closed

The slate of candidates for the 2014 State Election season is now set. Candidate filing for all races ballot this year began Tuesday, May 20, and ran through Tuesday, June 3. The deadline for candidate withdrawal was 5:00 p.m. Thursday, June 5.

The State Primary election will be held Tuesday, August 12, and the General election will be Tuesday, November 4.

Races on the ballot include:
  • United States Senator
  • United States Representative
  • Governor and Lt. Governor
  • Secretary of State
  • State Auditor
  • Attorney General
  • State Representative
  • County Commissioner
  • County Attorney
  • County Sherriff
  • Minneapolis School Board Director
  • Supreme Court Justice
  • Court of Appeals Judge
  • District Court Judge
The City of Minneapolis has a contract with Minneapolis Special School District #1 to administer elections on their behalf, and handled all filings for the School Board seats on the ballot for Districts 1, 3, and 5, as well as two at-large seats. Only the at-large seats will be included in the primary election on August 12, due to the number of candidates filing.

The full list of filings received for each School Board Director seat, including each candidate's filing affidavit, can be found at http://vote.minneapolismn.gov/candidate/filing

Filings for the other offices on the ballot can be found at http://candidates.sos.state.mn.us/

Elections & Voter Services
City Hall, 350 S. 5th St., Room 201
Minneapolis, MN 55415