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Frequently asked election questions

Q: When are primary elections required? 

A: Primary elections are required if three or more candidates file for the same office They are held in August.

Q: What qualifications are required to file as a municipal candidate?

A: Must be eligible to vote in Minnesota; must have not filed for another office at the upcoming primary or general election; must be 21 years of age or more upon assuming office; must have maintained residence in the district for at least 30 days before the general election.