People interested in running for office must file an affidavit of candidacy. The filing period takes place before a Primary Election. Dates will be posted when they become available for the next election.
To file for office, an individual must meet the following requirements:
Be at least 21 years of age upon assuming office;
Reside within the ward for at least 30 days before the general election; Mayor is elected City-wide; and
Eligible to vote (citizen of U.S., residence in MN for 20 days, not convicted of a felony without having civil rights restored, not under guardianship of the person where have not retained the right to vote, not found by a court to be legally incompetent to vote);
Not filed for the same or any other office at the upcoming primary or general election.
Candidates must file an Affidavit of Candidacy and pay a $10 filing fee with the City Clerk's office at City Hall, 11155 Robinson Drive, Coon Rapids, MN 55433.Office hours are 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.
For more information, contact City Clerk, Joan Lenzmeier, 763-767-6493
For more information, please contact any of the following voting resources: