Candidate Filing

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If you would like to be placed on a ballot, you will need to complete an affidavit of candidacy and submit the required filing fee, or a petition in place of filing fee, with the appropriate filing officer during the designated period.

If you would like to be a candidate for office, you should verify you are qualified before filing for office. You must state under oath that you:

  • are eligible to vote.
  • will be at least 21 years of age upon taking office.
  • will have been a resident of the district for at least 30 days before the general election.
  • have no other affidavit on file for the same primary or ensuing general election.

For any additional candidate eligibility requirements regarding taking office, please contact Ramsey County Elections.

Offices with a primary in 2020