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Candidate filing period

Candidate filing for City offices to be elected on November 6, 2018, will open on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, and close on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, for the offices of two Council Members for four-year terms and the office of one Mayor for a four-year term, each commencing January 1, 2019.

The City Clerk will accept Affidavits of Candidacy at Rosemount City Hall, 2875 145th Street West, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on regular business days and until 5 p.m. on June 5, 2018. For more information on how to file, please see our website: https://www.ci.rosemount.mn.us/641/How-to-File-as-a-Candidate .

2018 election calendar

  • Early voting for primary begins: June 29
  • Primary election: August 14
  • Early voting for general election begins: September 21
  • General election: November 6

Other Links

Candidate filing documents

Download the necessary information sheets and forms to file as a candidate.

Campaign Signs

The City regulates campaign signs. View the campaign sign regulations.

Campaign Finance Reports

View reports from candidates for City offices.

Vote Absentee

Changes in Minnesota Election laws now allow for absentee voting without an excuse. You may request an absentee ballot online at this time, which will be mailed out during the absentee voting period. Ballots may be obtained in person or through the mail. More information can be found on the Absentee Voting page.

Election Contact Information

Rosemount City Hall
Ph: (651) 322-2003

Dakota County Property Taxation and Records Department
Ph: (651) 438-4380

Minnesota Secretary of State
Ph: (651) 296-9073