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National, state and county primaries are held in August of even-numbered years. City Council and Mayoral elections in are held in November of even-numbered years.

The 2022 local races will include, 2 City Council seats. Voters may vote for up to 2 candidates on the November ballot. City Council elections are nonpartisan and candidates run for their seats at large. Terms for these Council positions are four years beginning in January of 2023 and ending January 2, 2027.

Primary Election:  Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Absentee Voting Information-closed

General Election:  Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Absentee Voting Information

Filing Period for City Council Office:  August 2, 2022 to August 16th, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. - CLOSED

Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Susan Dunn Nonpartisan   8-16-22
Matthew Hirn Nonpartisan 8-15-22
Lisa McGinn Nonpartisan Facebook - Lisa for Lake Elmo City Council 8-3-22
John Murphy Nonpartisan 8-12-22

Ballot for P1 ISD 834
Ballot for P1 ISD 622
Ballot for P2 ISD 834
Ballot for P2 ISD 622
Ballot for P2 ISD 832

Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.

For Campaign Filing Reports, click here.
For Campaign Sign Information, click here.
For the Lake Elmo precinct map, click here.

If you have election-related questions or are interested in serving as an election judge, please contact the City Clerk at 651-747-3904.

If you have additional questions related to elections in general, precinct information, voting, and sample ballots, visit the Secretary of State's website at