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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Filing period for local office opens May 17

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Notice is hereby given, pursuant to MN Statute 204B.33, that a General Election will be held in Faribault, MN, on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, for the purpose of electing candidates for the offices listed below. 

The filing period for these offices begins at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 and ends at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31, 2022.

Affidavits of candidacy and nominating petitions must be filed at Faribault City Hall, 208 NW 1st Avenue, Faribault MN, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, 2022 – Friday, May 27, 2022 and until 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31, 2022. City Hall will be closed on May 30, 2022 in observance of Memorial Day. 

Candidates who will be absent from the state during the filing period and meet the requirements of Minnesota Statutes section 204B.09, subdivision 1a, may arrange to file during the seven days immediately preceding the candidate’s absence from the state. 

A primary election shall be held on Tuesday, August 9, 2022, for any municipal office listed below where more than two persons file for nomination.  If no more than two persons file for nomination, their names shall not be placed on the primary ballot and shall be placed on the general election ballot as the nominees for that office. 

Municipal Offices:

3 City Council Members (4-year terms)

A candidate may withdraw from the election by filing an affidavit of withdrawal with the City Clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. two days after the last day for filing affidavits of candidacy. Thereafter, no candidate may file an affidavit of withdrawal.

Candidate information may be obtained from the Administration Department at City Hall in person or by calling 507.333.0353.

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