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Candidate Information


Candidates Who Have Filed for Office: 2014 Election (this link will be active beginning the first day of filing, May 20, 2014) 

Where to File for Office in 2014 (Affidavit of Candidacy)

Affidavits and informational materials are available at the filing offices.  Staff at the filing office can certify affidavits.

Federal offices - candidates must file at the Secretary of State's office.

Constitutional offices, Minnesota Supreme Court, and Minnesota Court of Appeals - candidates who are residents of Ramsey County may file at the Ramsey County Elections office or the Secretary of State's office.

State and judicial offices - candidates who are residents of Ramsey County and want to file for offices listed below may file at either the Ramsey County Elections office or the Secretary of State's office:

  • State Senator in Districts 38, 41, 42, 43, 53, 64, 65, 66 and 67;
  • State Representative in Districts 38B, 41A, 41B, 42A, 42B, 43A, 43B, 53A, 64A, 64B, 65A, 65B, 66A, 66B, 67A and 67B; or
  • Judge of Second District Court

Ramsey County offices - candidates must file at Ramsey County Elections.

Arden Hills, Gem Lake, Mounds View, North Oaks, Vadnais Heights, and White Bear Township offices - candidates may file at Ramsey County Elections.  All other city candidates must file with their city clerk. 

Visit the Minnesota Secretary of State website for more information on filing and fees.

Campaign Finance Filing Information for Candidates and Committees
For information on campaign finance requirements, please visit campaign finance information. 

Candidate Spending (Campaign Finance Reports)
You can review each candidate's financial reports and those of committees that are making contributions to candidates and committees that support or oppose ballot questions.  See below to determine which organization has the reports available for viewing.

Federal offices - candidates and committees file with the Federal Election Commission.

State offices - candidates and committees file reports with the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board.

Ramsey County offices - candidates and committees file reports with Ramsey County Elections.

City offices for Arden Hills, Falcon Heights, Gem Lake, Mounds View, North Oaks, Roseville, Saint Paul, Vadnais Heights, and White Bear Township - candidates and committees must file reports with Ramsey County Elections.  Candidates for all other municipalities within Ramsey County file reports with their respective city clerk. 

School board offices for Mounds View (621), Roseville (623), White Bear Lake Area (624), and Saint Paul (625) - candidates and committees file reports with Ramsey County Elections.  Candidates for all other school districts within Ramsey County file reports with their respective school district clerk.

Reports for candidates and committees who file with Ramsey County Elections are available for review here. 

Information about the Candidates
You can contact the candidates directly at the address or phone number provided on their affidavits of candidacy.  View this information here or contact your city or school district filing officer for this information.

Some candidates may be endorsed or supported by a political party. You can contact one of Minnesota's major political parties to find out more information. 

Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party 
255 E Plato Blvd
St. Paul, MN 55107 
(651)293-1200 
 
Independence Party of Minnesota
PO Box 40495
St Paul, MN 55104 
(651)487-9700 
 
Republican Party of Minnesota 
525 Park St, Suite 250
St. Paul, MN 55103 
(651)222-0022