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Notice of public accuracy tests

Seal of the City of Minneapolis, MN

Notice is hereby given that the City of Minneapolis is holding two public tests to demonstrate the accuracy of the voting systems used for ballot tabulation in the polling locations used in the Nov. 2, 2021 Municipal General Election.

Tests will be held Friday, Oct. 22, 2021 at:

  • 10 a.m.
  • 1 p.m.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you can watch the process on the livestream from the City’s Youtube Channel. Links will also be shared on our social media.

Watch the tests

Published in Finance and Commerce on Oct. 20, 2021.

Notice of election

Notice is hereby given to all voters qualified to vote in the Municipal General Election for the City of Minneapolis, County of Hennepin, State of Minnesota to be held from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday November 2, 2021 for the purpose of electing candidates for the following offices:

  • Mayor
  • Council Member Wards 1 – 13
  • Board of Estimate And Taxation 2 At Large
  • Park and Recreation Commission Districts 1 – 6
  • Park And Recreation Commissioner 3 At Large

And voting on the following ballot questions:

  • City Question #1 Government Structure: Executive Mayor – Legislative Council
  • City Question #2 Department of Public Safety  
  • City Question #3 Authorizing City Council to Enact Rent Control Ordinance

See list of polling places

Published in Finance and Commerce on Oct. 16, 2021 and Oct. 26, 2021.

Notice of election


Notice is hereby given that affidavits of candidacy may be filed on City business days beginning Tuesday, July 27, 2021 through Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 5 p.m. with Minneapolis Elections & Voter Services for the offices of Minneapolis Mayor, Council Member Wards 1 – 13, Board of Estimate and Taxation 2 At-Large, Park and Recreation Board District 1 - 6 and 3 At-Large.

Get directions

Notice published in Finance and Commerce on July 13, 2021 and July 20, 2021.

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