by Mike Knaak
The filing period for this fall’s election continues through June 5 for offices with potential primaries, including Sartell city officials.
Minnesotans will elect a governor, lieutenant governor and other constitutional offices as well as members of the state House of Representatives. Minnesota’s two U.S. Senators and all eight U.S. House of Representative seats will be on the ballot.
Stearns County residents will elect a sheriff and other county-wide offices. Sartell’s county board representative is not on the ballot this year.
Sartell residents will elect a mayor and two at-large city council members.
Candidates for state offices file with the secretary of state, county candidates file with the auditor and local candidates file at city hall.
To run for a city office in Sartell, the candidate must be eligible to vote in Minnesota; be 21 years old or will be on assuming office; reside in the city 30 days prior to the general election: and have not filed for the same or any other office in the upcoming or general election.