Filing for Office

Filing begins for state, judicial and county offices at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 and ends Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

The place of filing for state offices is with the Office of the Secretary of State or with the county auditor of the county in which the candidate resides. The place of filing for county offices is the Isanti County Auditor-Treasurer’s office in the Isanti County Government Center at 555 18th Ave SW Cambridge, MN 55008. Filing offices will be closed Monday, May 25, 2020 in observance of Memorial Day.

Candidates may file their affidavit of candidacy via one of three ways:

  • Mail: Candidates can mail their completed and notarized affidavit of candidacy forms to:

Isanti County Auditor-Treasurer
555 18th Ave SW
Cambridge, MN 55008

  • Electronic Candidate Filing: Candidates can email their completed and notarized affidavit of candidacy forms to elections@co.isanti.mn.us. If filing electronically, the filing fee can be mailed or dropped off at the Isanti County Government Center. The filing is not complete until payment is received.
  • In-Person Candidate Filing: Candidates can file in-person at the Isanti County Government Center. Filing will be conducted in the lobby of the government center due to the building being closed to the public for a majority of the filing period.

A notarized affidavit of candidacy and the filing fee must be received during the filing period to be considered a valid filing.

Note: Candidates for judicial offices must include a copy of their current license to practice law in Minnesota when filing the affidavit of candidacy.

The affidavit of candidacy forms can be found at https://www.sos.state.mn.us/media/1027/affidavit-of-candidacy.pdf

View the Minnesota Secretary of State website for more information on candidate filing at https://www.sos.state.mn.us/election-administration-campaigns/become-a-candidate/

Contact the Auditor-Treasurer’s office with any further questions at 763-689-1644.

Filing schedule and fees

Date
May 19First day to file affidavits of candidacy for state, judicial, and county offices beginning at 8:00 AM
June 2Last day to file affidavits of candidacy for state, judicial, and county offices until 5:00 PM
June 4Last day to file affidavits of withdrawal for state, judicial, and county until 5:00 PM


OfficeWhere to FileFeeFiling Period
State Senator
31, 32
May file with the Office of the MN SOS or with Isanti County Auditor Treasurer’s Office if a resident of Isanti County$1005/19/20 to 6/2/20
State Representative 
31A, 32A
May file with the Office of the MN SOS or with Isanti County Auditor Treasurer’s Office if a resident of Isanti County$1005/19/20 to 6/2/20
Supreme Court & Court of AppealsMay file with the Office of the MN SOS or with Isanti County Auditor Treasurer’s Office if a resident of Isanti County$3005/19/20 to 6/2/20
Tenth Judicial DistrictMay file with the Office of the MN SOS or with Isanti County Auditor Treasurer’s Office if a resident of Isanti County$3005/19/20 to 6/2/20
Isanti County Commissioner 
Districts 2, 3, 4
Isanti County Auditor Treasurer’s Office$505/19/20 to 6/2/20

Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisor

Districts 1, 3, 4

District 5
Two- year term to fill vacancy

Isanti County Auditor Treasurer’s Office$205/19/20 to 6/2/20