Primary Election - Tuesday, August 9, 2022
General Election - Tuesday, November 8, 2022
The 2022 elections will include various federal, state, county, judicial and local offices.
In conjunction with the State General Election, Coon Rapids will hold its municipal election Nov. 8, 2022. Coon Rapids voters will elect a Mayor and Councilmembers in Wards 3 and 5 at the November General Election.
Terms for these Council positions are four years beginning Jan.1, 2023 and ending Dec. 31, 2026.
People interested in running for office must file an affidavit of candidacy. The filing period will be May 17, 2022 through May 31, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
To file for office, an individual must meet the following requirements:
- At least 21 years of age upon assuming office;
- Reside within the ward for at least 30 days before the general election; Mayor is elected City-wide; and
- Eligible to vote (citizen of U.S., residence in MN for 20 days, not convicted of a felony without having civil rights restored, not under guardianship of the person where have not retained the right to vote, not found by a court to be legally incompetent to vote);
- Not filed for the same or any other office at the upcoming primary or general election.
Candidates must file an Affidavit of Candidacy and pay a $10 filing fee with the City Clerk’s office at City Hall, 11155 Robinson Drive, Coon Rapids, MN 55433. Office hours are 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday.
Candidate Filing Materials
Affidavit of Candidacy (16 page PDF) (This is what needs to be submitted to the City Clerk by May 31, 2022 along with a $10 filing fee).
Statement of Economic Interest (4 page PDF) (This is what needs to be submitted to the City Clerk 14 days after filing an affidavit of candidacy).
Complete Candidate Filing Packet with City Council Orientation Materials (158 page PDF)
City Council Orientation Manual (39 page PDF, but this is also included in the Complete Candidate Filing Packet)
The City Clerk’s office is available to answer your questions about voter registration, absentee voting and elections. The City Clerk administers city, state and federal elections. For more information, contact City Clerk, Joan Lenzmeier, at 763-767-6493 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, please contact any of the following voting resources:
Minnesota Secretary of State
Anoka County Elections
Minnesota League of Women Voters