Candidate Filing

The Candidate Filing period runs May 17, 2022 - May 31, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. for jurisdiction WITH primaries.

Note: May 30, 2022 is a state holiday. Affidavits of candidacy or nominating petitions will not be accepted in the Chisago County Auditor-Treasurer’s Office that day.

Withdrawal from candidacy will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on June 2, 2022. Filing fees are not refundable.

The Candidate Filing period runs August 2, 2022 - August 16, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. for jurisdiction WITHOUT primaries.

Withdrawal from candidacy will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on August 18, 2022. Filing fees are not refundable.

A complete listing of the offices is available from Election Filing Period Notice (PDF).

Because 2022 is a redistricting year, some information is still to be determined. Our website will be updated as we get more information.

Where to File

Minnesota Secretary of State’s Office

  • President & Vice President
  • United States Senator
  • United States Representative – District 8
  • Supreme Court Associate Justices
  • Court of Appeals Judges

Minnesota Secretary of State’s Office OR Chisago County Auditor-Treasurer’s Office. Candidates may file with the Chisago County Auditor-Treasurer if they reside in Chisago County.

  • State Senator – District 28
  • State Senator – District 11
  • State Representative – District 28A
  • State Representative – District 28B
  • State Representative – District 11A
  • 10th Judicial District Judges

Chisago County Auditor-Treasurer’s Office

  • County Commissioner
  • Soil and Water Conservation District
  • County Sheriff
  • County Attorney

NOTE:  Filing for city, school district and some townships (even-year fall elections) offices are submitted to the city, school or township clerk. Contact your jurisdiction for further filing instructions.

Filing Fees

  • State Senator or State Representative: $100.00
  • Judicial Officer: $300.00
  • County Commissioner: $50.00
  • Soil & Water Conservation Supervisor: $20.00
  • County Sheriff: $50.00
  • County Attorney: $50.00